Rd. 1, Pk. 26
Emmanuel Ogbah, DE/3-4OLB/3-4DE, Oklahoma State
The Bills are stacked almost everywhere - I never thought I'd ever write that - but one area they can improve is depth at defensive end. There's nothing beyond Mario Williams and Jerry Hughes, so if one of them goes down, the pass rush will suffer. It's early for a depth pick, but Buffalo is taking the best talent available at this juncture, a player who could start once Williams moves on in the future. Besides, Williams hasn't played very well overall thus far in 2015.
Rd. 2, Pk. 26
Two early-round receivers in three years? Well, it does make sense. After the 2016 season, the Bills will have only three receivers under contract: Sammy Watkins, Marcus Easley and Dezmin Lewis, and there's no guarantee the latter two will even be on the roster by then. Charlie Campbell reported in the NFL Draft Rumor Mill that Duke Williams has character concerns, but Rex Ryan has shown an affinity for those sorts of players thus far.
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The Bills signed Richie Incognito to help fill a void at guard, while right tackle may not be settled with Seantrel Henderson or Cyrus Kouandjio. Here's a long-term solution for one of those spots.
The 6-foot-8, 315-pound Decker really finished the 2014 season in impressive fashion. Late in the year, he did a good job of protecting Cardale Jones and opening holes for Ezekiel Elliot. If Decker can build on his play in 2015, namely shutting down speed rushers, he could rise very high in the 2016 NFL Draft. Decker got off to a quality start against Virginia Tech.
Rd. 2, Pk. 20
The Bills are competing well with Tyrod Taylor, but they will need to upgrade their quarterback position to make a run in the postseason.
Against three easy opponents and Texas, Goff has completed 69 percent of his pass for 1,240 yards with 11 touchdowns and three interceptions. While listed at 6-foot-4, 215-pounds, those numbers are said to be inflated, and the junior needs development toward an NFL build.
Goff enjoyed a breakout 2014 season. The sophomore completed 62 percent of his passes for 3,973 yards with 35 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Goff displayed real pocket-passing potential while playing with a less-than-ideal supporting cast. He became the starter as a freshman in 2013 and completed 60 percent of his passes for 3,508 yards with 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Sooner or later, reality will reveal that Tyrod Taylor is not a true starting QB. Cardale can do everything Taylor can, but better. Jones may be raw, but considering that he reasonably could have been a second round pick last year coupled with another year of development in a strong program can only help the case for Cardale Jones being a first round pick. Even though I’m still holding out hope for Hackenberg to be worthy of a top 20 selection, Cardale Jones looks to have surpassed him, as Hackenberg is forced to toil under the horribleness of James Franklin.