Orchard Park, N.Y. — Monday, Sean McDermott and Bills players got their opportunity to speak after the season came to an end. Tuesday, it was the guy who runs the roster — general manager Brandon Beane, who's going to try to fix what's been wrong with this team at the end of the year.
The coordinators, the guys who run the offense and the defense, have been under a lot of criticism — especially from the fans.
Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier's been here six years. His defense got run over in the game against the Bengals.
Offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey had an up-and-down rookie season calling the plays, and his offense scored just 10 points in the playoff loss to Cincinnati.
"It's easy for us to all sit here and question, 'Ken Dorsey, why did you go deep there and not get the first down?' or 'Why did you not run the ball there on 3rd & 2?' or 'Leslie Frazier, why didn't you blitz more? Why were the corners off?' Beane said. "You can second-guess these guys all day long, (but) you have to understand that sometimes games aren't going to go, for a player or a coach, exactly the way you want."
How about the players? There are a lot of questions this offseason. They have 21 free agents, including 2021 All-Pro safety Jordan Poyer. Beane spoke about Poyer and the idea of trying to bring him back.
"He's a pro," Beane said. "I know the whole contract thing, and people can handle those many different ways. We all see that. But, a lot of respect for Jordan handled this. He's a great pro and did a lot of great things for us. We'd love to get him back."
Money could be an issue. Beane said don't expect another Von Miller-type of free agent signing this offseason — because they're still paying Von Miller, Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen with high contract numbers.
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