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Kelvin Fisher's career change from mean streets to One Bills Drive

By Tim Graham

Although Kelvin Fisher couldn't stick with the New York Jets as an undrafted rookie fullback in 1992, he didn't lose his love for the game.

But rather than get into scouting or coaching at the time, he chose to use his Arizona State education. He majored in social work and minored in criminal justice.

Fisher became a juvenile probation officer in the Phoenix area until 1996 and worked for child-protective services in Portland, Ore., until 1999.

Fourteen years later, the Buffalo Bills' new director of college scouting looks back on those days with a bemused laugh.

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On first day, Doug Whaley makes changes to football operations

By Tim Graham

The overhaul is getting even more comprehensive at One Bills Drive.

In addition to introducing Doug Whaley as general manager today, the Buffalo Bills have announced the hiring of Jim Monos as director of player personnel and Kelvin Fisher as director of college scouting.

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Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

@ByTimGraham | tgraham@buffnews.com


Mark Gaughan

Mark Gaughan

Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and has been covering the Bills exclusively since 1992. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America, and he is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.

@gggaughan | mgaughan@buffnews.com


Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida. He writes a weekly Fantasy column in addition to his beat writing duties.

@JaySkurski | jskurski@buffnews.com

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