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Player types, part four: Potential Bills Cornerbacks

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Antoine Cason can contribute immediately, but do the Bills need that? (Jake Lacey, The Wildcat Online)

Today we conclude our four-part series examining the types of players, rather than specific players, that the Buffalo Bills may target during the draft. The aim of these articles has been to try to come to a consensus on what type of player the Bills should be looking to add to the roster. Today's position: Cornerback. Should the Bills add a player who can come in and play right away? Where will we address this position?

CORNERBACK: Do we need an immediate impact, or can we let a player develop?

With pretty decent depth at the position we may be able to pick up a developmental prospect while sticking with what we've got on the field. However, none of the players we have is going to be confused with Champ Bailey or even Nate Clements. It may be wise to finally bring in a top flight CB again, one who is going to see a lot of action early on. If that doesn't happen, we can get by with our current quartet assuming continued improvement out of Youboty and Greer and good health out of McGee and James. We do need a 5th CB, though, that player can be a high upside CB who can "watch and learn".

Early Impact CB's:

Early Rounds: Leodis McKelvin (Troy), Aqib Talib (Kansas), Mike Jenkins (South Florida), Brandon Flowers (Virginia Tech), Antoine Cason (Arizona), Tracy Porter (Indiana), Terrell Thomas (USC), Tyvon Branch (UConn)

Mid/Late Rounds: Chevis Jackson (LSU), Dwight Lowery (San Jose State), Trae Williams (South Florida), Jack Williams (Kent State), Marcus Walker (Oklahoma)

Developmental CB's:

Early Rounds: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (Tennessee State), Justin King (Penn State), Charles Godfrey (Iowa), Patrick Lee (Auburn)

Mid/Late Rounds: Orlando Scandrick (Boise State), Antwaun Molden (Eastern Kentucky), Zack Bowman (Nebraska), Jack Ikegwuonu (Wisconsin), Terrence Wheatley (Colorado), Darnell Terrell (Missouri)

All right, have at it. What type of CB do you think the Bills will fill their need with? Who is the player you think the need should be filled with?