Buffalo Bills news, 5/3: how they built the offense

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

One local writer looks at how the Bills built their offense through the prism of the current NFL landscape. That and more draft analysis in today's links.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - How The Bills Fit In To The New NFL: Offense

Joe Buscaglia shows the new NFL's positional priority list and goes through how the Bills are building their offense. It's a great read.

Lou Saban - YouTube
Check out the first few videos (for now) where Assistant GM Doug Whaley talks about the 2013 NFL Draft with the Monday Quarterback Club.

Bills WR picks offer more than just speed - BuffaloBills.com
"We also wanted to bring toughness to this team too," said Bills GM Buddy Nix. "I think we did that some. I think these guys are competitors that’ll play hard and bring some toughness to us."

Hopkins’ selection kickstarts battle - The Buffalo News
"The new coaching staff made it clear there’s competition for all positions for everybody," Lindell said. "They don’t have any track record with me, and they want at all positions to create competition, and I’m no different. I’m ready to compete."

Immediate impact required | National Football Post
EJ Manuel is tenth on the list, as being the only quarterback drafted in the first round means he has to be good right away, per Joe Fortenbaugh.

Bills great Reed pursuing coaching career - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"Buffalo Bills all-time great receiver Andre Reed is pursuing a career in coaching and has been accepted into the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program."

AFC East offseason stock watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Making sure to get another Tim Tebow mention in there (his stock is falling), the Buffalo Bills' passing game is rising, says James Walker.

Hard work to reach NFL nothing new for Rock Hill’s Meeks | Rock Hill Herald Online
"I think he can be a strong safety or free safety," Bills scout Darrell Moody told area reporters. "I think he has got good size and good range. He has got a good 40-yard dash time (4.49 seconds). I think he can be explosive."

Matt Scott, Da'Rick Rogers head undrafted free-agent signings - NFL.com
"The Bills were looking for receivers, and that's what they got; Kaufman is a good possession type of guy, while Rogers has great speed. Tuel, who has the measurables and arm strength you want in a quarterback, was stuck on a very poor team in college. Pough looked good in workouts and at the combine."

Matt Scott, Kevin Reddick headline this year’s best UDFA signings | Audibles - SI.com
Keith Pough garners some attention as the top UDFA according to this artcile by Chris Burke.

The 23 rookies likely to be starting by Week 1 of the NFL season - CBSSports.com
Kiko Alonso is on the list, but no Robert Woods.

This year's NFL Draft unusual, in Buffalo for sure - The Herald Dispatch
"OK. Fine. Maybe Manuel can do all those things and be all of those things for Buffalo -- but then again maybe not. We don't really know and we won't for a while. But regardless of the outcome -- good or bad or something in between -- this was a poorly conceived decision because Buffalo burned a first round pick on a player they could have gotten much later."

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