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Video: McShay talks risers and fallers - AFC East Blog - ESPN
ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay shares the latest buzz with three days remaining until the start of the NFL draft. McShay says the Bills are not going to take Clausen at 9 but could be in the running for Colt McCoy in a trade up scenario.

Draft week Inconvenient Truths: Season for lying - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
"Teams in the 7-13 range are trying to move back to 15-23"

Nov. 7 likely date for Bills in Toronto - The Globe and Mail
"Sundays during the CFL playoffs are out because the Argos have those dates reserved. Which leaves playing in Toronto on a Monday or Thursday in November. Or, perhaps most likely, playing on Sunday, Nov. 7, which just happens to be the final day of the CFL regular season when the Toronto Argonauts are on the road to face the Montreal Alouettes."

Five Trades That Need to Happen During the Draft - The Fifth Down Blog -
"Miami trades Tyler Thigpen to Buffalo for pick #140 in the 2010 Draft" and "Buffalo trades Marshawn Lynch to San Diego for pick #91 in the 2010 Draft" are both on the list.

NFL Draft
2010 draft class has widespread depth -

"Each year NFL draft classes have their strengths and their weaknesses when it comes to depth and quality of talent. Some positions offer more consistent crops than others. This spring however, there is some uncommon depth at several spots offering NFL clubs the opportunity to fill positional holes on days two and three."

Scouts on Bulaga, Clausen, Pike and others (6:31) -
Bills scouts talks Anothony Davis, Bryan Bulaga, and the other OTs. They discuss the QBs as well.

Bills Focus: Defensive Line Draft Preview (3:15) -
A preview of the top defensive linemen from this week's draft.

NFL Blog Network pre-draft chat wrap - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham blogged for an hour yesterday on the NFL draft and the offseason moves by each AFC East team. "Tim Tebow (of course), the Buffalo Bills' possible interest in Colt McCoy, and how I project the division standings will shake out eight months from now."

Bills have many holes to fill in NFL Draft - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
The AP's John Wawrow previews the NFL's annual selection meeting.

Bills Daily - "2010 Draft Preview"
"It will be an interesting and very important draft for the Bills. This is the beginning of the rebuilding movement they need to come away with either a cornerstone tackle or a future franchise quarterback. If they come away with both they will have set some pretty big building blocks for the future."

Is Fordham QB John Skelton a gem waiting for NFL to find? -
After discussing the QBs in the draft, team needs are assessed: "Young quarterbacks Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick do not exactly strike fear in the hearts and helmets of AFC East counterparts. Edwards backslid last season."

NFL: Proliferation of 3-4 defenses could impact first round of draft - ESPN
"There could be a scenario in which the Buffalo Bills would consider taking RB C.J. Spiller if the three top offensive tackles are off the board. I'd give it about a 10 percent chance of Spiller ending up in Buffalo."

22 of 24 draft players Bryan Bulaga |
A quick look at Iowa OT Bryan Bulaga.

21 of 24 draft players Bruce Campbell |
A quick read on Bruce Camp, the Maryland OT.

20 of 24 draft players Anthony Davis |
A profile of Rutgers OT Anthony Davis.

19 of 24 draft players Vladimir Ducasse |
UMASS OT Vladimir Ducasse is next under the microscope.

Other Bills Links
Reich presents Super Bowl champ with Call to Courage Award -

"Former Bills quarterback Frank Reich was in Buffalo on Saturday to present Heath Evans, the bruising fullback for the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, with the 2010 Call To Courage Award at the Hyatt in downtown Buffalo." - Bills still taking 'pass' on aerial upgrade
"The Bills say they are content with their current situation at wide receiver. And they wonder why they haven't made the playoffs in a decade."

Monday QB club post-draft event – Inside The Bills
"The Monday QB Club, the business group that backs the Buffalo Bills, will be holding their post-draft event, on Thurs. April 29th at the Paul Maguire Club at Ralph Wilson Stadium, with a special headline guest speaker. The event will feature a presentation by Bills’ new GM Buddy Nix, recapping the 2010 draft, free agent acquisitions and other player moves. The Bills radio broadcast team of John Murphy and Mark Kelso will co-emcee the event."

Top 75 draft picks of all-time rolling out - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Thurman Thomas was the 55th ranked NFL draft pick of all-time as selected by fan voting.

CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Columnists - Rutsey: The house of Chan Gailey
OUr friends from North of the border take a look at the new Bills head coach. - News - Guelph first-grader brings NFL quarterback to school
"The 6-foot-4, 241-pound NFL player of three years [Trent Edwards] accompanied first-grader Hannah Roth to afternoon classes Monday after Roth won the’s "Take a Player to School Contest." is the official NFL website for kids."