Wilson meets with Jauron, GM, others
Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr. summoned head coach Dick Jauron, along with general manager Russ Brandon and two assistant coaches, for a conference at his Detroit home on Saturday after a tumultuous preseason that resulted in the firing of offensive coordinator Turk Schonert, according to team sources.
Wilson conducted a give-and-take session on the team's direction after the Bills' offense sputtered during a 1-4 preseason, sources said. In addition to Jauron and Brandon, Wilson also met with the Bills' new play-caller, quarterback coach Alex Van Pelt, and Eric Studesville, running back coach and running game coordinator.
Substantive details of the confab are unknown but Wilson always has been a hands-on owner.
"I will neither confirm nor deny that there was a meeting," said Scott Berchtold, the Bills Vice President of Communications.
Chris Mortensen is a senior NFL analyst for ESPN.
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