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Needs the Bills can fill on Day Two

The Buffalo Bills checked off one of their biggest needs Thursday night with the selection of cornerback Tre'Davious White in the first round of the NFL Draft.

But the list remains long heading into Day Two.

The Bills would love to come out of this year's draft with a starting right tackle, No. 2 receiver and weak-side linebacker. With three picks Friday, those positions will undoubtedly be under the microscope. Here is a look at five of the top available players heading into the draft's second day at the Bills' positions of need:

Wide receiver

• East Carolina's Zay Jones: Jones had 158 catches last season. That's not a typo. His receivers coach in college, Phil McGeoghan, now holds the same position with the Bills.
• Southern Cal's Juju Smith-Schuster: He plays with a physical edge that would best be paired with a burner on the other side.
• Penn State's Chris Godwin: His final college game against Southern Cal was spectacular: nine catches, 187 yards, two touchowns in the Rose Bowl.
• Eastern Washington's Cooper Kupp: One of the best receivers in Football Championship Subdivision history, Kupp set records in total receptions (428), receiving yards (6,464), and receiving touchdowns (73).
• Tennessee's Josh Malone: He had 11 touchdown catches on 50 receptions in 2016.


• Vanderbilt's Zach Cunningham: From his scouting report: "Cunningham is a rangy, three-down linebacker who has a nose for the ball and special teams value. His downhill approach is made for attacking 4-3 defenses and Cunningham could become a good, early starter as a run-and-chase weak-side linebacker." In other words, exactly what the Bills need.
• Alabama's Ryan Anderson: His 4.78-second 40-yard dash time will scare some teams away, but we're quickly learning that McDermott values a high football IQ perhaps more than other coaches, and Anderson has that.
• Ohio State's Raekwon McMillan: A second-team All-American who had 102 tackles in 2016, he's got the desired speed for today's linebacker, with a 4.61 40.
• LSU's Duke Riley: Came on as a senior, starting all 12 games, leading the Tigers with 93 tackles, nine for losses, 1.5 sacks and an interception.
• Florida's Alex Anzalone: Dealt with injuries for much of his time in Gainesville, but has experience playing three different positions and is a solid athlete.

Offensive tackle

• Alabama's Cam Robinson: It would be a sh ock if Robinson were still available when the Bills pick at No. 44 in the second round. He's the highest-ranked player left on analyst Gil Brandt's ranking of the top 150 players, at No. 15 overall.
• Western Michigan's Taylor Moton: Some teams may view Moton as a guard.
• Troy's Antonio Garcia: A former basketball player, Garcia needs to add some weight, but that shouldn't be a problem in the NFL.
• Texas A&M's Jermaine Eluemunor: He didn't start playing football until his junior year of high school, so there is hope Eluemonr is still growing as a player.
• Florida State's Roderick Johnson: He's got 36-inch arms, which is desired for the position.

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