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Roundup of second-round mock drafts have Bills leaning toward QB, offensive line help

Three days of the NFL Draft leads to three (or more) days of mock drafts.

With the first round in the books, local and national media members have moved on to updating their mock drafts on how Friday night's second round will play out. Here are a sampling of local and national projections on what the Buffalo Bills might do with the 50th overall selection:

Joe Buscaglia, WKBW-TV:Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State.

Buscaglia: "The pick remains the same from the first mock draft, because there are quite a few players that could have gone in the first round that still remain on the board. T.J. Clemmings, Jake Fisher, A.J. Cann, and Tre' Jackson all getting to the second round was huge for the Bills, so now they just have to hope five offensive linemen aren't selected in the first 17 picks. Of the players remaining, Smith is likely the one they want for his versatility. Clemmings and Fisher are also very intriguing candidates, and could even flip inside if they want to. However, the likelihood that the one or both are on the board is not good. Smith fits the offense, he's slotted correctly, and he plays the position that the Bills really want to address with the 50th overall pick. He could come in and start for the team, and at worst, provides a versatile swing option off the bench."

Matthew Fairburn, A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina.

Fairburn: "A.J. Cann was the pick before the first round, and the South Carolina guard is still on the board entering day two. The Bills obviously need to sure up their offensive line, and Cann is arguably the best guard in this class. He's a mauler in the run game with the athleticism to fit Greg Roman's scheme."

Dane Brugler, CBS Sports: Carl Davis, DT, Iowa.

Brugler: "The Bills might already have the most talented defensive line in the league, but Kyle Williams turns 32 over the summer and Davis provides depth."

Don Banks, Sports Illustrated: Eric Rowe, DB, Utah.

Banks: "Not a ton of great options for Buffalo’s first pick of the draft (you traded this year's No. 1 for Sammy Watkins, remember, Bills fans?), but I don’t think Doug Whaley and company will go quarterback in the second round, especially with Petty off the board. That moves me in the direction of adding another quality cover man, and Rowe had some first-round buzz at times this draft season."

Lance Zierlein, A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina

Zierlein: "Rex Ryan didn't have a first-round pick, but he is always looking to win in the trenches, and Cann helps that cause."

Nate Davis, USA Today: Quinten Rollins, DB, Miami (Ohio).

Davis: "After losing Jairus Byrd and Da'Norris Searcy in successive offseasons, the Bills need help at safety, a position Rollins looks equipped to play even though he was a corner in college."

Ben Standig, CSN Washington: Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA.

Standig: "No doubt Buffalo could take a QB seeing as they only have E.J Manuel and Matt Cassel."

Brent Sobleski, Bleacher Report: Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor.

Sobleski: "Matt Cassel is currently the Bills starting quarterback, but he's not the long-term answer. EJ Manuel hasn't proved to be that guy either.

Petty could eventually be the team's answer at the position if he's given time to develop. The Baylor product owns the strongest arm in this year's class, but Baylor's system doesn't prepare a quarterback for the professional ranks."

Dan Kadar, La'el Collins, OT, LSU.

Kadar: "There is obviously a risk to taking Collins, but if Buffalo is confident his ongoing legal issues aren't a problem they should strike." Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor.

Sayre Bedinger, Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA.

Bedinger: "Making their first pick in this year’s draft, the Bills get QB Brett Hundley, who was drawing top pick discussion after his freshman year at UCLA. He has huge potential but what about all the sacks he takes? There are questions moving forward but he’d be a fun fit for the Bills."

Additionally, a pair of local writers updated their "Big Boards" for the Bills.

Chris Trapasso, who writes for and, lists Pitt offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings atop his.

Brian Galliford, the editor of Buffalo Rumblings, provides a list of 18 players to keep an eye on in the second round for the Bills, leading with Nebraska edge rusher Randy Gregory.

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