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Several readers featured in Jay Skurski's Bills mailbag wanted to know about the possibility of drafting a tight end in the first round. Tight end is one of the Bills' biggest needs, along with defensive tackle, defensive end and wide receiver. But is the position important enough to merit the ninth overall selection? "Here’s where I stand on drafting a tight end at …

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Doug Whaley was on the phone with the Cleveland Browns and thought he had just hammered out trade terms that would give the Buffalo Bills the rookie they coveted more than any other in the draft. The Browns were on the clock with the fourth selection Thursday night. After a couple previous calls elicited insufficient proposals and with time running out, Whaley and Brown…

I'm fixin' to get my draft on. What better way to get warmed up for tonight's opening round than to chat about it with Shredd and Ragan on 103.3 The Edge? Click below and bask in audio wonder as, for 25 riveting minutes, we discuss the following: Rumors about the Buffalo Bills trading up from their ninth overall spot. How much I'm looking forward to learning who Doug …

NEW YORK -- It's generally accepted that it took three hours for Khalil Mack to transform himself from a borderline first-round prospect to a player who could potentially be the first overall pick tonight on the last day of August last year in Columbus, Ohio. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock explains why: "I think the most significant tape for him was Ohio State, be…

Position: Tight end School: North Carolina Measurements: 6-foot-4, 250 pounds 40 time: 4.60 seconds. Bench press: 24 reps of 225 pounds. Vertical jump: 32 inches. Broad jump: 10 feet. Career stats: 112 catches, 1,805 yards, 8 TDs.  Draft projection: First round. Lowdown: Ebron set an Atlantic Coast Conference single-season record for receiving yards in 2013 with his total…

With pre-draft visits needing to be wrapped up by Sunday, Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley indicated the team's work in that regard is done. The Bills hosted 29 prospects out of an allowed 30 from non-local schools during the past month or so. The complete list of visitors, by position, is as follows: Cornerbacks Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech Walt Aikens, Liberty…

University at Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack is headed to Radio City Music Hall next month. Mack is one of a record number of 30 NFL draft prospects who have accepted invitations to attend the annual selection process, which begins May 8. It's a foregone conclusion Mack will become the first UB player to be selected in the first round -- the only question now is just how…

The Buffalo Bills continue to host draft prospects at their Orchard Park headquarters, announcing this afternoon that North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron, LSU running back Jeremy Hill and Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton are in town today. Ebron is a 6-foot-4, 250-pounder who ran a 4.6-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in February. The second-team A…