‘With LeSean McCoy turning 30 in July and journeyman depth from Chris Ivory, the Bills could use an infusion of youth. This might be a spot to address in the middle or even late rounds, where solid talent should be available. The Bills and every other team will be searching for their versions of last year’s gems at the position found in the third round (Kansas City’s Kareem Hunt and New Orleans’ Alvin Kamara). The Bills had pre-draft visits with San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny and Arizona State’s Kallen Ballage; both should be selected on Day 2.’
Archives for April 23, 2018
‘On Thursday, the Bills will take two first-round picks into the NFL Draft, including No. 12, with hopes of finding the next No. 12. They have six picks in the first 100 and nine across seven rounds. On Saturday, the NHL will hold its draft lottery in Toronto. The Sabres have the best chance of nabbing the first pick.’
‘Bills might take step back before begin advancing after yet another offseason overhaul in bid to build through youth and shed high-priced contracts. Difficult to see how playoff stars will align perfectly for second consecutive year with questions at quarterback, offensive line and with McCoy set to turn 30 in July.’
‘As far as the potential negatives on the Mayfield resume, he doesn’t have the prototypical NFL height. Mayfield was measured at six foot 5/8 at the combine. Some might also wonder about his competitiveness which can be over the top at times, depending on your point of view. Mayfield’s flag planting at midfield after a win at Ohio State and a crotch grabbing incident during a game at Kansas might be pointed out by some as a lack of maturity.’
‘But what if they can’t trade up and there are no QBs general manager Brandon Beane deems worthy enough of selecting with the No. 12 overall pick Thursday night? In that case, if the Bills decide to go in a different direction and address QB later, here are two linebackers and two wide receivers, both needy positions, who could potentially land in Buffalo and how they would fit the Bills…’.
‘There have been too many times to count how much we’ve heard about the 2018 quarterback class and it has completely overshadowed the rest of the talent in this year’s NFL draft. To help provide a wider view on this year’s draft class, Buffalobills.com takes a closer look at the top handful of defensive prospects in the 2018 crop…’.
‘Commonly referred to as “Pancho Billa,” Ezra Castro, a lifelong Bills fan and President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Bills Backers chapter, has been courageously battling cancer since last fall. One of the most iconic and recognizable Bills fans, Castro, a Texas native, manages to travel to a handful of Bills games each season and in doing so has gained quite a following. After learning of his diagnosis, Bills faithful from around the country have taken to social media to offer their support, using #PanchoPower to inspire others to get involved.’