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The Buffalo Bills' 2016 draft class: Everything you need to know

Here's the rundown of the Buffalo Bills' 2016 draft class, followed by a pick-by-pick roundup of our coverage.

Rd. (pick/overall) Player Position Ht. Wt. College
1. (19/19) DE Shaq Lawson (6-3, 269), Clemson
2. (10/41) ILB Reggie Ragland (6-1, 247), Alabama
3. (17/80) DT Adolphus Washington (6-3, 301), Ohio State
4. (41/139) QB Cardale Jones (6-5, 253), Ohio State
5. (18/156) RB Jonathan Williams (5-11, 220), Arkansas
6. (17/192) WR Kolby Listenbee (6-0, 197), TCU
6. (43/218) CB Kevon Seymour (5-11, 186), USC

PHOTO GALLERY of the 2016 draft class

Post-draft analysis 

Vic Carucci: Why the Bills opted to wait and see with QB Cardale Jones

Tyler Dunne: Rex gets what he wants in draft; now it's up to him

Jerry Sullivan: There’s reason to be giddy as Rex’s defense gets talent infusion

Tim Graham: How the Bong Show at Ole Miss impacts Chad Kelly, & other draft notes

VIDEO: Dunne with(out) Graham (Syracuse.com's Matthew Fairburn subs for Graham) -- Bills find starters on defense and a QB to develop

What They Said: Transcript of postdraft press conference with Bills GM Doug Whaley and coach Rex Ryan

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FIRST ROUND (19th overall) -- DE Shaq Lawson (6-3, 269), Clemson

Shaq Lawson is greeted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Shaq Lawson is greeted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci: Bills nail top need by making Lawson top pick

Jerry Sullivan: Bills play the need card with Lawson

5 things to know by Tyler Dunne

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What They Said: Transcript of Shaq Lawson's comments after being drafted

What They Said: Transcript of Bills GM Doug Whaley after drafting of Shaq Lawson

Bills take cue from the Super Bowl champions with Shaq Lawson pick by Tyler Dunne

Clemson's co-DC Marion Hobby on Shaq Lawson: 'He’s an every-down player' by Tyler Dunne

VIDEO: Dunne with Graham -- Bills hope Shaq Lawson adds bite to pass rush

The first round: Jay Skurski's pick-by-pick analysis | Photo gallery

Vic Carucci's 3 thoughts on first round: Keeping it simple, defensive definition & competition does well

Story by Vic Carucci: Lawson's history with Ryan makes joining Bills feel natural

Photo gallery: Shaq Lawson arrives in Buffalo

What They Said: Transcript of Shaq Lawson's introductory Bills press conference

VIDEO: Dunne with Graham analyze Shaq Lawson from the Screaming Tree

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SECOND ROUND (41st overall) -- ILB Reggie Ragland (6-1, 247), Alabama

Reggie Ragland of Alabama breaks up a pass as he hits Malcolm Mitchell of Georgia Bulldogs on Oct. 3, 2015. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci: Bills trade up, make Alabama LB Reggie Ragland their second-round pick

Analysis by Tyler Dunne: Bills banking on throwback to add Ray Lewis-like bite to defense

5 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of Bills GM Doug Whaley & Reggie Ragland on Alabama LB's second-round selection

What They Said: Transcript of GM Doug Whaley press conference following the Bills' second- and third-round picks

Vic Carucci after second & third rounds: Bills make loud statement about defensive improvement

VIDEO: Dunne with Graham on second and third rounds

Vic Carucci's 3 thoughts: Plenty to like, Savage assessment of Ragland & more

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THIRD ROUND (80th overall) -- DT Adolphus Washington (6-3, 301), Ohio State

Adolphus Washington pressures Virginia Tech on Sept. 6, 2014. (Getty Images)

Adolphus Washington pressures Virginia Tech on Sept. 6, 2014. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci

Analysis by Tyler Dunne: Bills roll the character dice again

5 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of GM Doug Whaley press conference following the Bills' second- and third-round picks

Vic Carucci after second & third rounds: Bills make loud statement about defensive improvement

VIDEO: Dunne with Graham on second and third rounds

Vic Carucci's 3 thoughts: Is Washington 'just a guy?' & more

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FOURTH ROUND (139th overall) -- QB Cardale Jones (6-5, 253), Ohio State

Cardale Jones, center, celebrates Ohio State's 2015 national championship. (Getty Images)

Cardale Jones, center, celebrates Ohio State's 2015 national championship. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci

Analysis by Tyler Dunne: Bills 'very comfortable' in taking the EJ Manuel gamble again behind Tyrod Taylor

5 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of interviews with Bills' Doug Whaley & Jim Monos as well as Cardale Jones

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FIFTH ROUND (156th overall) -- RB Jonathan Williams (5-11, 220), Arkansas

Jonathan Williams of Arkansas rushes for a 74-yard touchdown against Kentucky in 2012. (Getty Images)

Jonathan Williams of Arkansas rushes for a 74-yard touchdown against Kentucky in 2012. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci

Analysis by Tyler Dunne: Bills keep doubling down as a run-first offense with Jonathan Williams pick

3 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of interviews with Bills' Doug Whaley & Jim Monos as well as Jonathan Williams

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SIXTH ROUND (192nd overall) -- WR Kolby Listenbee (6-0, 197), TCU

Sixth-round pick Kolby Listenbee is not shy about his speed. (Getty Images)

Sixth-round pick Kolby Listenbee is not shy about his speed. (Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci

Analysis by Tyler Dunne: Bills hope WR Kolby Listenbee, self-proclaimed fastest player in football, opens up offense

3 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of interview with Kolby Listenbee

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SIXTH ROUND (218th overall) -- CB Kevon Seymour (5-11, 186), USC

Kevon Seymour of the USC Trojans during a game against Utah State at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 21, 2013. Getty Images)

Kevon Seymour of USC in action against Utah State at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 21, 2013. Getty Images)

Story by Vic Carucci

3 things to know by Jay Skurski

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What They Said: Transcript of interview with Kevon Seymour

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Free agents (as of Saturday night)

Jerry Sullivan: Gronkowski party rolls on as ‘Goose’ signs with Bills

Photo gallery: Gronkowski family celebrates

UB grad and Williamsville South standout QB Joe Licata lands tryout, former WNYer Rob Kugler signs as a free agent

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