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ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. released his latest mock draft Wednesday morning, with a pair of interesting selections for the Bills in the first round with the No. 21 and No. 22 picks. Neither is a quarterback. At No. 21, Kiper has the Bills selecting cornerback/return specialist Mike Hughes from Central Florida. Kiper's initial mock also had Hughes going to the Bills at No. 21.…

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Here is a roundup of the most recent mock drafts with each expert's picks for whom the Bills will select at No. 21 and No. 22. Lance Zierlein, NFL.com, at No. 21: Billy Price, C, Ohio State “Price is a tremendously powerful drive blocker who can fill the void left by the injury to Eric Wood.” Lance Zierlein, NFL.com, at No. 22: Rashaan Evans, LB, Alabama “Evan…

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MOBILE, Ala. – Former Dallas coach Jimmy Johnson created a famous draft-pick trade value chart in the early 1990s that long has been used as a guide for trading picks. The No. 1 overall pick is worth 3,000 points. The No. 16 pick is worth 1,000 and the No. 28 pick is worth 660. The Bills' picks at Nos. 21 and 22 are worth 800 and 780 points respectively. The No. 100 pic…

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The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is at 3 p.m. Saturday (NFL Network), and there are a number of worthy NFL prospects who Bills fans should keep their eyes on. Most of the prospects are targeting as potential Day Three selections in the NFL Draft. Here are five names to know: Marquez Carter, RB, Grambling State. Carter will play for the American team. He is only 5-9 but is…

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Practices began Monday for the East-West Shrine Game in Florida. Here are some players for Bills fans to watch courtesy of Dan Shonka of Ourlads.com who is among the members of the game's selection committee. Jake Wieneke, WR, South Dakota State: Four-time All America selection and winner of the Doris Robinson Award, given to an FCS player who excels in the classroom…

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As the popularity of the NFL Draft continues to rise, the number of college football all-star games also is expanding. While the major games — led by the Senior Bowl on Jan. 27 and the East-West Shrine Game and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Jan. 20 — are yet to come, Saturday offers three games for potential draft prospects. Here is a quick look: TROPICAL BOWL When:…

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The Bills have the No. 21 and No. 22 picks in the NFL Draft and you might have heard that quarterback is an area of need. As General Manager Brandon Beane acknowledged, the Bills have enough ammunition if they wanted to package those picks or package a first-round pick and a second or third to move up. There are always exceptions to every rule and some highly drafted…

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Before we reveal the first 2018 NFL mock draft from The Buffalo News, here is a roundup of several other mock drafts that have been circulating. All eight of the Bills' 2018 draft picks come in the first five rounds. That includes two picks in the first round — 21st and 22nd overall — and two in the second. "The good thing is we have a lot of draft capital," GM Brand…

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The top 20 picks in the NFL Draft are set among the 20 teams that did not make the postseason. For the 12 remaining, their draft position is based on how their season ends. The losers of the Wild Card games select in the 21st through 24th positions in all rounds, according to the reverse order of their standing. Buffalo is No. 22 based on its 9-7 record. Tennessee, t…

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With two trades in the last few days, the Bills added a draft pick from Jacksonville in the Marcell Dareus deal and then sent two draft picks to Carolina to acquire wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The Bills continue to have a number of picks at the top of the draft, even after sending a third-rounder (and a seventh-rounder) to Carolina for Benjamin. The third-round pi…

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As part of the culture change brought on by new general manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott, the Bills have  dramatically turned over the roster. With Marcell Dareus' trade to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Bills are down to nine players on the 53-man roster whom they drafted before the new regime took over and 23 players overall. http://buffalonews.com/2017/1…