Here is what Chris Brown had to say today in response to the Jason Peters trade and how he thinks the OL might get reshuffled:
I think the Bills will move Langston Walker to left tackle and plug Demetrius Bell in at right tackle. Bell came a long way in the past year and is very, very athletic. Asking him to step in at left tackle right now however, is too much to ask of a second-year player with no NFL starts on his resume.
I’m not saying that an offensive tackle like Michael Oher (Ole Miss) isn’t a possibility at 11, but I don’t think it means they’re forced to take one there. Heck they could even get a solid right tackle prospect in Eben Britton (Arizona St.) at 28 if they wanted.
But this organization has a lot of faith in Bell’s long term potential and after successfully developing Peters, who wasn’t an offensive tackle until Buffalo moved him, I believe they feel they can develop Bell into a dependable starter.
Now that Jason Peters is out of town, OBD can focus on what it will do April 25th and in in the months ahead to address the OL, so that they can open run lanes, and give TE time to score the points that many feel are available with the addition of T.O. CB, thinkins moving Langston Walker to LT, putting D Bell in at right, and having Chambers I persume play LG. I hate this idea.
If #11 cannot be used to nab Andre Smith, which I would say is 99.1% chance he is gone in the first 7 picks, then as Brian n Geronimo have kindly pointed out to us, Pettigrew, Ayers or Clay Matthews seem to be the pick at #11.
But how do we address LG and LT? At this point I'd be comfortable enough starting Kirk Chambers at LT, contingent upon trading for Brian Waters of KC too plug in at LG.
But if we do not get Waters, how do the BIlls address the OL?
The poll question below relates only to LT, but feel free to discuss what to do with the entire OL.