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Jay Skurski's final Bills-only seven-round mock draft

In Thursday's edition of The Buffalo News, our final mock draft of the season netted the Bills Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams after a trade down with the Arizona Cardinals.

Given a chance for a mulligan, that pick would be changed. Temple linebacker Haason Reddick has become the name to watch for the Bills if they make their pick at No. 10 overall Thursday night.

For now, however, we'll stick with Williams and Vanderbilt linebacker Zach Cunningham, who we have coming to Buffalo with a second-round selection.

Here is one final projection of how the rest of the draft could play out for the Bills:

• Third round, 75th overall: Jake Butt, TE, Michigan. 

A torn ACL in the Wolverines' bowl game figures to drop Butt to the second day of the draft, but he would be good value for the Bills, giving them a potential one-two punch at the position with Charles Clay.

• Fifth round, 156th overall: Tedric Thompson, S, Colorado.

A pre-draft visitor to the Bills, Thompson had seven interceptions as a senior and was named by Pro Football Focus as college football's best coverage defender.

• Fifth round, 163rd overall: James Conner, RB, Pitt.

Why not add a running back with the pick the Bills got from the Patriots for not matching Mike Gillislee's contract offer as a restricted free agent? Conner is one of the best stories in all of college football, returning to the field after battling Hodgkin's lymphoma. At 6-foot-1 and 233 pounds, he figures to contribute in short yardage and the red zone, areas Gillislee excelled.

• Fifth round, 171st overall: Damontae Kazee, CB, San Diego St.

Taking advantage of the tremendous depth at cornerback, the Bills wait until the fifth round to grab Kazee, who has 15 interceptions over the past two seasons, earning him back-to-back Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year awards.

• Sixth round, 195th overall: Jarron Jones, DT, Notre Dame.

The Rochester product would give the Bills some much-needed depth along the defensive line.

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