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Buffalo Bills news, 4/11: quarterback competition and projecting the draft

In today's links, writers continue to examine the Bills' quarterback position and how it could affect their draft plans.

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Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Inside The Bills | Kolb has performed when given the chance

"He is an NFL quarterback, don’t get me wrong," Wolfley said. "The Cardinals gave him all that money because they believe they were going to build their franchise around him. When he’s had the opportunity to play, he has performed."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - NFL Mock Draft #4

Joe Buscaglia has Buffalo moving back to No. 16 to get DeAndre Hopkins, picking up an extra second round pick. They also spend a 2014 third rounder to move up and take Ryan Nassib early in the second and add Arthur Brown from Kansas State with their extra second. In the third, Vance McDonald rounds out the Bills' selections. I don't usually like mocks with trades because they are so unpredictable - and Buddy Nix hasn't shown a propensity to move around the board a lot - but it'd be hard to argue with a haul like this at the end of the first three rounds.

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Inside The Bills | Cards color man: "Kolb is a leader"
"He’s a guy who can make all the throws," Wolfley said. "He’s a good leader. The guys in the locker room absolutely love him."

Kevin Kolb dismisses idea he's a QB who gets sacked too much - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
Kolb: "When I was in Philly for however many games I started -- I don't even know -- I can remember going multiple games without maybe getting hit four or five times."

Kevin Kolb: 'I've Always Dreamed Of Playing For The Bills Since I Was Released By The Cardinals And Had No Other Options' | The Onion

Inside The Bills | QB Aaron Corp: "I’m in compete mode now"
"I’m in compete mode right now - in the weight room, when I’m running, trying to figure out the playbook the best I can," Corp said. "It’s not necessarily on the field, but in my mind I’m already competing."

Five future Pro Bowl players from 2012 NFL Draft -
"Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore leads the pack of prospects poised to reach Pro Bowl status this season." Author Chris Wesseling cites his great day against Larry Fitzgerald as proof of Gilmore's talent.

AFC East draft needs - NFL Videos
"04:17 – Former NFL coach Brian Billick tells us his draft needs for the entire AFC East."

Buffalo Bills 2013 first-round mock draft -
"Geno Smith, Chance Warmack and Lane Johnson are among those projected to go to the Buffalo Bills by experts in mock drafts."