Bills Hire Another Personnel Evaluator

General Manager Buddy Nix added another personnel evaluator to his front office staff this week.

The Buffalo Bills have hired Doug Whaley as the team's assistant general manager/director of pro personnel, the team announced.

Whaley will oversee the franchise's pro personnel department as well as assist general manager Buddy Nix in all football-related administrative duties and in the college talent evaluation process.

Whaley joins the Bills after spending a total of 11 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has spent the previous 10 seasons with Pittsburgh as the team's Pro Scouting Coordinator. As Pittsburgh's Pro Scouting Coordinator, he was responsible for advance scouting of the Steelers' opponents. Whaley focused on breaking down opposing players for the team's upcoming opponents. Whaley was also responsible for making campus visits and scouting college players throughout the year. He also evaluated unrestricted and restricted free agents throughout the season and into the free agent offseason period.

Prior to joining Pittsburgh, Whaley served as an east coast area scout for the Seattle Seahawks from 1996-98. Whaley started his career in 1995 as an assistant in the Steelers' pro personnel department.

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