Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 4/27

Why did Buffalo draft C.J. Spiller? | National Football Post
"Spiller may have been the best player on the Bills’ draft board last night when they went on the clock, but this is a team that desperately needs to upgrade their offensive line and defensive front seven." Wes Bunting then lists all the other things the Bills could have done.

Bills Fans, Meet Jacob - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia evaluates Levi Brown's journey to the Bills as well as his anticipated role with the team.

Grading the draft: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Bills graded out the worst of any team in the AFC East overall with a "B-". Clifton Brown of the Sporting News gave a "C-" while Pro Football Weekly scored the Bills draft a "B+".

NFL Draft Notes
Bills draft choices have common approach - BuffaloBills.com

Chris Brown explores the idea that each Bills draft pick has their work ethic "trumpeted as their overwhelming quality".

Draft Day Steals : FoxSports.com Photo Gallery
Arthur Moats, Levi Brown, and Marcus Easley make Adam Caplan's top five list of Draft Day steals. You heard that right - three of the five are all Bills.

Wang aims to bring 'Yao' factor to Bills : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"Ed Wang is not as big as Yao Ming in China, but the Virginia Tech offensive tackle endeavors to have the kind of impact in football that Yao has made in basketball. Taken in the fifth round by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, Wang became the first full-blooded Chinese descendant drafted in the NFL."

Quick Rundown of Bills Draft Picks | WGRZ.com
"Here's a quick thumbnail recap of the Bills 2010 NFL draft." Oh... and my first thought was about Jim Halpert's task the day the Michael Scott Paper Company is formed.

Bills to take look at former RVC cornerback Destin - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star
"Destin, a cornerback for the Golden Eagles in 2006 and then for Tulsa for three years, agreed to a contract with the Buffalo Bills on Saturday and plans on signing it when he arrives in Buffalo on May 5 for minicamp."

POLLOCK: It’s too early to accurately assess draft - Olean Times Herald
"You don’t assess the draft the day after it ends. Often you can’t do it after the first year."

Buffalo Bills 2010 NFL Draft Review - The Sports Network
"Bottom Line: Bills' tradition of terrible drafts continues, as they fail to adequately fill their biggest needs at quarterback and left tackle. Grade: D"

Buffalo Bills didn't ace this draft test | Democrat and Chronicle
"Several media draft gurus liked Buffalo's pick of C.J. Spiller in the first round but gave the Bills middling grades for their overall draft."

Video: Bills draft in 10 minutes : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Billszone.com put together a wonderful NFL Network highlight package called 'Bills draft in 10 minutes'."

Breaking down the best and worst of each team's 2010 NFL draft class - Ross Tucker - SI.com
Breaking down the best and worst of each team's selections from the 2010 NFL draft - Levi Brown, C.J. Spiller respectively.

Steals and Reaches from the NFL draft - SI.com - NFL Draft 2010
"Torrell Troup" is listed as a reach. At least they could spell his name right.

Sunday at the Post | National Football Post
"I like running back C.J. Spiller, but I’m not sure how the Bills can make big plays when they can’t block anyone. They feel Levi Brown (seventh round) can compete for a starting job at quarterback, but I strongly doubt his arm can handle the elements in Buffalo. His arm is weak, and he never seems to throw a tight spiral, so this will be interesting."

Verizon Draft Analysis: C.J. Spiller - ESPN Video - ESPN
"Herm Edwards breaks down the Bills' first-round draft pick C.J. Spiller."

Joe from NYC Blog: Bills draft CJ Spiller + Quick hits (First Round)
"Bottom line: Drafting a running back in the first round is a luxury that the Bills CANNOT afford!!!!!! (I could put another 20 exclamation points)!!!!"

Joe from NYC Blog: My thoughts on day two of the draft
Joe liked these picks since the Bills filled needs.

Joe from NYC Blog: Wrapping up the Draft
"The Bills may not have been interested in drafting a left tackle because if that player becomes a franchise guy or even a decent tackle, you're going to have to pay him 10 million dollars a year."

More Bills Links
Our favorite Twitter trash talk of the weekend | ProFootballTalk.com

Drayton Florence and former teammate Mike Sims-Walker got into a little trash talking yesterday on Twitter. Check out what they had to say here.

Time to Get Technical: Roddy White's 42 yard TD - The Falcoholic
"Falcoholic staff writer Adam Schultz breaks down Roddy White's 42 yard touchdown against the Bills in the 2009 season."

Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: A great draft, eventually
On April 26, 1983, the Bills selected QB Jim Kelly with the second of their two first-round picks. Tony Hunter, the tight end chosen before Kelly, didn't have such a great career but Jimbo did after spending a couple seasons in the USFL. The Bills also selected Darryl Talley in the second round.

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