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Live coverage: First round of 2015 NFL Draft

Our team is stationed at One Bills Drive for the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

The picks will be updated at the bottom of this post, and you can follow live coverage from our team and selected other Twitter accounts in a window below.

For tons of information on this weekend's draft, check out our 2015 NFL Draft preview.

Some selections:

* Cover story by Vic Carucci: Despite no first-round pick, Bills ready for anything

* Jerry Sullivan column plus his all-50th-and-later teams: Bills' draft spot better than a 50-50 proposition

* Jay Skurski's Mock Draft: The big two QBs are 1-2, but get ready for wheeling and dealing

* Positional analysis: 

QB | RB | WR | TE | C/G | OT | DT | Edge | LB | CB | S

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* SEARCHABLE DATABASE of the Buffalo Bills' NFL Draft history


(along with Jay Skurski's April 29 mock draft selections below each selection, in italics):

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State.

Jay Skurski's mock: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State. Plenty of smoke that Winston could fall out of the top spot, but ultimately no fire.

2. Tennessee Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon.

Jay Skurski's mock: New York Jets (projected trade with Tennessee). Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon. New Jets GM Mike Maccagnan has said recently he’d rather move down than up, but I call smokescreen on that. To move up for a franchise quarterback, the Jets give Tennessee the No. 6 overall pick, a second-rounder in 2015 and a 2016 first-rounder.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars. Dante Fowler Jr., OLB, Florida.

Jay Skurski's mock: Leonard Williams, DE, Southern California. Staying put and having the draft’s best defensive player fall to him is a solid play by St. Francis product David Caldwell, the Jaguars’ general manger.

4. Oakland Raiders. Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama.

Jay Skurski's mock: Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama. Getting a true No. 1 receiver for budding franchise quarterback Derek Carr should be the top priority for the Silver and Black.

5. Washington. Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa.

Jay Skurski's mock: Dante Fowler Jr., OLB, Florida. Fowler has the ability to play multiple positions and is just scratching the surface of his potential as a pass rusher.

6. New York Jets. Leonard Williams, DE, Southern California.

Jay Skurski's mock: Tennessee Titans (from New York Jets). Kevin White, WR, West Virginia. If you’re going to be all in with Zach Mettenberger, as the Titans are in this scenario, it makes sense to get him a No. 1 receiver.

7. Chicago Bears. Kevin White, WR, West Virginia.

Jay Skurski's mock: Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson. Bears are moving to a 3-4 defense and need outside linebackers. Beasley is one of the best in this draft class. He’ll give them a pass rush off the edge.

8. Atlanta Falcons. Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson.

Jay Skurski's mock: Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia. Gurley is said to be the best running back prospect to enter the draft since Adrian Peterson. With that being the case, the Falcons keep him in state.

9. New York Giants. Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami.

Jay Skurski's mock: Danny Shelton, DT, Washington. The Giants finished 30th in the NFL against the rush last season. Shelton should help improve that number.

10. St. Louis Rams. Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia.

Jay Skurski's mock: Minnesota Vikings (projected trade with St. Louis). Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa. Scherff has the ability to play all five positions on the offensive line.

11. Minnesota Vikings. Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State.

Jay Skurski's mock: St. Louis Rams (projected trade with Minnesota). La’el Collins, OT, LSU. The Rams address the offensive line in the first round for the second straight season. Collins can start at either right tackle or kick inside to guard.

12. Cleveland Browns. Danny Shelton, DT, Washington.

Jay Skurski's mock: DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville. The Browns need a No. 1 receiver with Josh Gordon suspended for the year.

13. New Orleans Saints. Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford.

Jay Skurski's mock: Shane Ray, OLB, Missouri. The SEC Defensive Player of the Year, Ray is another edge rusher with the versatility to play in any scheme.

14. Miami Dolphins. DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville.

Jay Skurski's mock: Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida. Perriman’s sub 4.3-second 40 at UCF’s pro day has shot him up draft boards. His father, Brett, played one season for the Dolphins.

15. San Diego Chargers (after draft-night trade with San Francisco 49ers). Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin.

Jay Skurski's mock: San Francisco 49ers. Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State. Plenty of needs for a team that feels like it’s falling off a cliff. Getting the top cornerback in the draft at No. 15 is a good break.

16. Houston Texans. Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest.

Jay Skurski's mock: Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford. Like with several of the other top offensive linemen in this draft, Peat might be best at guard.

17. San Francisco 49ers (after draft-night trade with San Diego Chargers). Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon.

Jay Skurski's mock: San Diego Chargers. Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin. University at Buffalo product Branden Oliver will slide into a third-down role with Gordon in the fold.

18. Kansas City Chiefs. Marcus Peters, CB, Washington.

Jay Skurski's mock: Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State. Jeremy Maclin gives the Chiefs a starting-caliber receiver. Strong gives them another one.

19. Cleveland Browns (from Buffalo). Cameron Erving, C, Florida State.

Jay Skurski's mock: Malcom Brown, DT, Texas. Has the ability to play in a 4-3 or 3-4 scheme, which is sure to appeal to Browns coach Mike Pettine.

20. Philadelphia Eagles. Nelson Agholor, WR, USC.

Jay Skurski's mock: Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami. Six receivers in the top 20 picks may be a stretch, but Dorsett has the speed that Eagles coach Chip Kelly covets.

21. Cincinnati Bengals. Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M. 

Jay Skurski's mock: Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami. Back-to-back Hurricanes come off the board. Flowers is a massive (6-foot-6, 329 pounds) road grader who excels in run blocking but will have to shore up his pass blocking.

22. Pittsburgh Steelers. Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky.

Jay Skurski's mock: Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut. An incredible athlete, Jones set a world record in the broad jump at the NFL Scouting Combine with a leap of 12 feet, 3 inches.

23. Denver Broncos (after draft-night trade with Detroit Lions). Shane Ray, OLB, Missouri.

Jay Skurski's mock: Detroit Lions. Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon. Armstead can come in and learn from one of the best in Haloti Ngata.

24. Arizona Cardinals. D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida.

Jay Skurski's mock: Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky. Another crazy-good athlete, Dupree had a 42-inch vertical and ran a 4.56-second 40 at the combine. He could be a steal here.

25. Carolina Panthers. Shaq Thompson, OLB, Washington.

Jay Skurski's mock: D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida. Charlotte native comes home to protect Cam Newton.

26. Baltimore Ravens. Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida.

Jay Skurski's mock: Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest. Johnson took too many penalties (nine over the past two seasons) and isn’t a great tackler, but has the man-coverage skills that should make him a first-round pick.

27. Dallas Cowboys. Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut.

Jay Skurski's mock: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington. The Cowboys haven’t been shy about signing or drafting players who come with character red flags.

28. Detroit Lions (after draft-night trade with Denver Broncos). Laken Tomlinson, G, Duke.

Jay Skurski's mock: Denver Broncos. Cameron Erving, C, Florida State. Protection for Peyton Manning is always a good idea.

29. Indianapolis Colts. Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami.

Jay Skurski's mock: Landon Collins, S, Alabama. Colts get good value with the best player at a weak position.

30. Green Bay Packers. Damarius Randall, DB, Arizona State.

Jay Skurski's mock: Houston Texans (projected trade with Green Bay). Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor. Feeling like they can get better value in the second round, the Packers move down and Houston grabs an in-state quarterback who can apprentice for a year behind Ryan Mallett and/or Brian Hoyer. To move down, the Packers pick up Houston’s second- and third-round picks.

31. New Orleans Saints. Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson.

Jay Skurski's mock: Nelson Agholor, WR, USC. After trading Jimmy Graham and Kenny Stills, the Saints need to restock some weapons for Drew Brees.

32. New England Patriots. Malcom Brown, DT, Texas.

Jay Skurski's mock: Randy Gregory, OLB, Nebraska. A positive drug test at the combine slides Gregory almost out of the first round, but Bill Belichick rolls the dice that Gregory can overcome his problems and reach his potential.


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