With the 2011 NFL Draft quickly approaching, we thought it'd be a good idea to run down the Buffalo Bills' ten biggest draft successes and failures. I decided at the last minute to make this an "of my lifetime" series, meaning that the only busts and gems that you'll see listed here every day were picked in 1985 or after.
I can't tell you anything about Andre Reed that you don't already know. He was the 86th overall pick in the 1985 NFL Draft out of Kutztown State, of all places. He flashed serious potential as a productive rookie, and went on to enjoy an illustrious 16-year NFL career - 15 of which were spent with the Bills - that will, someday, land him in the Hall of Fame.
He holds every meaningful Bills receiving record, having finished his Bills career with 941 receptions, 13,095 yards and 86 touchdowns. The guy was an amazing receiver, and continues to be a strong ambassador for the organization. You'll see him at the 2011 NFL Draft, where he's scheduled to announce Buffalo's second-round pick.
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