With the No. 140 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills have selected Virginia Tech offensive tackle Ed Wang.
Let's just get this out of the way first, because it's bound to dominate discussion initially: in adding Wang to an offensive line that includes Andy Levitre, Eric Wood and Geoff Hangartner, Buffalo's offensive line is now a veritable gold mine for sexual euphemisms. Have at it.
Wang is actually a solid fifth-round pick for Buffalo. He's a project and will require a lot of technical work, but at 6'5" and 315 pounds, Wang possesses the raw physical tools - length, feet, athleticism - to one day become a starting left tackle in this league. Again, he's a project, and if he competes for a starting job in 2010, it'll be more an indictment of Buffalo's current linemen than anything else. But this is a young man that has tremendous physical gifts, and if cultivated correctly, could really give Buffalo nice value in Round 5.
Wang enters a tackle mix that includes other developmental prospects such as Demetrius Bell and Jamon Meredith. Buffalo appears to be gearing up for an open competition at tackle, and as free agent signee Cornell Green is a virtual lock to start on the right side, Wang will likely provide depth initially while getting coached up.
Buffalo has now selected two straight project players in a row. Buffalo's next pick is in the sixth round, No. 178 overall. They also have a second sixth-round pick, No. 192 overall. Stay tuned, folks.
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