As the trade deadline looms, thousands of fans are formulating Madden-like deals in their heads that they hope their favorite team will make before next week's deadline, including the Buffalo Bills. Although, most of those deals would have to be made with the "computer overrule" option in the off position for them to be agreed upon. In other words, let's not get ahead of ourselves.
The NFL traditionally has the least deals at the deadline of the four major sports in the U.S. and for good reason. Teams don't like to change personnel that has value in the middle of a season, when they would have more opportunity to get a better deal over the longer offseason.
However, every once in a while a team overpays for a player that could put them over the edge for a playoff run. Unlikely, yes, but not impossible.
As Buddy Nix and Co. look at their options before the deadline, they need to decide right now whether this team is good enough to make a run at the playoffs this season. The lackluster nature of the team doesn't exactly inspire confidence, but if they believe they are close, there is no guessing what Nix could do.