‘He’s thought to be a top-five talent — a recent mock draft from CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco has him going No. 1 overall — after a season in which he was named a first-team All-American. Williams made 15 starts for coach Nick Saban, finishing with 70 tackles, including a team-leading 18.5 for loss. He also had seven sacks and a safety.’
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‘It seems unlikely that there will be multiple safeties chosen in the first round this year, but that doesn’t mean it’s a down year for the position. As many as eight players at the position could be gone before the second round concludes Friday night.’
‘Given Western New York’s eroding population and slipping economy, taking on the financial burden of a new facility – even with New York state, Erie County and the Pegulas combining resources – makes no sense.’
‘Fant has been projected to be drafted behind teammate T.J. Hockenson in the 2019 NFL Draft, but it’s possible that Fant leapfrogs Hockenson.’
‘The Bills’ offseason priority should be supporting Josh Allen. They’re never going to see him develop if he’s running for his life and throwing to subpar pass-catchers like he did in 2018. And with the additions of center Mitch Morse and receivers Cole Beasley and John Brown, you can see what GM Brandon Beane is doing. And since this is my “Grade: A” mock draft, I’m going a step further and getting Allen some more weapons. That means Hockenson, the best tight end in the class and a true upgrade as a blocker and pass-catcher, and that means Harry, a big target (6-foot-2) with great hands. Let’s see how Allen can progress in Year 2 with upgraded players around him.’
‘Babich was back in the Fargodome on Friday, as he was slated to be the keynote speaker for NDSU’s annual football coaches clinic. While the event was canceled due to inclement weather, the Buffalo Bills linebackers coach still made his way to Fargo for a homecoming of sorts.’
‘Heading into the NFL Draft in less than two weeks, here are what I consider the Bills’ five biggest needs and why…’.