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Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane can satisfy two major objectives in this week’s NFL draft – adhere to his philosophy to select the best player available, and address one of the team’s biggest needs – by using a first-round pick on a defensive end. “It’s nice when you still fill a need,” Beane said. The Bills have 10 draft picks, including the No. 9 overal…

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The News' Vic Carucci and WGRZ's Heather Prusak break down the Bills' need for a defensive tackle in the upcoming NFL draft in the first in a series. Look for breakdowns from the News' Jay Skurski, Vic and Heather of defensive end, wide receiver, tight end, cornerback and offensive tackle in upcoming editions.   https://buffalonews.com/2019/04/08/buffalo-bil…

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Ole Miss wide receivers A.J. Brown and D.K. Metcalf have visits scheduled with the Bills, according to NFL Network's James Palmer. Palmer tweeted that Metcalf will meet soon with the Bills and the Ravens. Brown already has met with the Patriots, Colts, Giants and Eagles, among others and has visits to come with the Bills and Packers, per Palmer. Metcalf and Brown wer…

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INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden sums up what just about everyone thinks when they see the physique of D.K. Metcalf. “He’s the biggest wideout I’ve ever seen,” Gruden said at the NFL scouting combine. “Who’s gonna tackle him? ... We had pictures of him with his shirt off, it made me want to get into the weight room last night.” Metcalf is not the bigge…

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Overlooking one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Pro Football Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas wondered whom the Buffalo Bills would select with their fourth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft on Saturday. “A guard? A tackle? A fast wide receiver?” Thomas speculated. Moments later, Thomas learned it would be Weber State defensive back Taron Johnson, right before he a…

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The fourth through seventh rounds of the NFL Draft are today at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (noon, ESPN and NFL Network). See below for updates on the selections as they happen, along with observations and posts from our [BN] Blitz team. After an anticlimactic Friday, in which the Buffalo Bills had just one pick four selections from the end of the third roun…

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The Bills had one pick Friday night in the third round but could have a busy Saturday with five scheduled selections. The draft begins at noon (ESPN, NFL Network). Fourth round: No. 121 Fifth round: No. 154 (acquired from Baltimore in trade to move up to No. 16 on Thursday) and No. 166 (from Jacksonville in Marcell Dareus trade). Sixth round: No. 187 (acquired fro…

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Here is a list of the top players available in the 2018 NFL Draft by position on offense. Asterisk denotes underclassman. QUARTERBACKS Grade: A This has been widely touted as the best group at the position since the legendary Class of 1983, which produced Hall of Famers John Elway, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly. A record six QBs were selected in the first round that y…

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Peter King of the highly popular Monday Morning Quarterback warned readers not to put too much stock into the mock draft that he released Monday morning. But given how well connected King is in league circles, it is worth noting that he has the Bills moving up to No. 6 in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts and selecting Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen. The trade, though…

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The Bills are scheduled to host Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore on a pre-draft visit, according to Tony Pauline from NFLDraftAnalyst.com. Pauline reports that Moore, whom he describes as "fast rising," is also scheduled to visit the New England Patriots. Moore would be the second wide receiver reported to have had a top 30 visit with the Bills, joining LSU's DJ Cha…

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The Bills are expected to have a top 30 visit with LSU cornerback Donte Jackson, according to Jared Tokarz of TheNFLDraftInsider.com. Jackson, who ran a 4.32 at the Scouting Combine, also said he is visiting the Broncos, Buccaneers, Panthers and Packers. He is projected as a Day 2 pick, but could sneak into the end of the first round. He later ran a 4.31 at LSU's Pro Da…

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No matter what happens next for University at Buffalo wide receiver Kamathi Holsey, he will have plenty of support. Holsey has posted a highlight video and noted his incredible journey that included being homeless for a time. The tweet has been liked nearly 3,500 times and retweeted 1,300 times. Holsey also has been getting mentions from fans, friends and followers foll…

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The Bills are scheduled to have a top 30 visit with Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph this weekend, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Rudolph is the third quarterback reported to have such a visit scheduled with the Bills, joining UCLA's Josh Rosen and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield. Mayfield is scheduled to be in Buffalo next week. Rudolph has the …

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Former Bills coach Rex Ryan will be part of the annual NFL-USO trip to visit the troops. The weeklong tour goes through Italy and Germany. In an interview with MMQB.com to talk about the tour, Ryan was asked about former Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and what he thinks the Bills will do with the No. 12 overall pick. You can read the full interview here: The MMQB: Yo…