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Buffalo Bills news, 4/13: could safety be a Round 1 option?

Where will the Buffalo Bills go at No. 8? Two local reporters don't think it'll be quarterback or receiver.

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

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Joe Buscaglia breaks down the Bills' needs and lands on safety as the most likely direction they go at No. 8.

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Chris Brown virtually eliminates quarterback and wide receiver from the Bills' draft board in Round 1. He goes defense in the first round.

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"He's doing really well," she said. "He's great. Today is Friday, so he's going to work out with his trainer. Our goal is Opening Day. Ralph wants to make the home opener."

Wilson didn't attend any games last year recovering from a fall in his home. He was at the team's Christmas party, however.

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"I would play against the number one defense at running back and receiver," he said. "Then, I’d go right over to the defense going against the number one offense every day in practice. It looked like I would get an opportunity to show my skills on both sides of the ball when I became active, but things didn’t work out. I was definitely thankful for the opportunity."

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"In the offense that Coach Hackett is running, he wants the quarterback to move up in the pocket. At Florida State, we would drop back and try to stay stationary, try to stay in one spot. Obviously, if you have no pass rush, you can move left, move right, move up, move back. In Coach Hackett’s offense, he always wants your progressions to be moving forward in the pocket. And that was something new, but I picked it up fairly quickly."

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Stephon Gilmore is James Walker's pick. No matter the vitriol for that guy, the Gilmore pick makes sense.