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NFL pro days 2015: where were the Buffalo Bills in March?

Pro days are essentially over with the 2015 NFL Draft a little more than two weeks away. Let's recap where the Buffalo Bills were on the pro day circuit during the month of March.

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Most college pro day events have been over for a couple of weeks now, with the exception of a few personal pro days remaining. The Buffalo Bills came out to see quite a few prospects over the last few weeks of college events. Let's take a look at who they might be scouting most closely at as we get closer to the 2015 NFL Draft.

March 16-20

After an exciting first couple of weeks of pro days, the third week of events slowed down, with only a few notable appearances - the first of which came from quarterback Bryce Petty of Baylor on March 18. Petty is a name that many have mentioned in conjunction with the Bills; he is gunning to be the third quarterback picked in the draft, but there is also potential that he could drop to the third or fourth round. The Bills visited with Petty at the NFL Combine in February, but he's drawn interest from several other teams as well, including Dallas, who met with him at the pro day.

Bills GM Doug Whaley attended the Michigan State pro day, which was also attended by Chip Kelly and Mike Tomlin. The main draw of the Spartans' event was cornerback Trae Waynes, who gave an impressive performance at the Combine in both speed and strength. Following that performance, Waynes drew comparisons to Antonio Cromartie, who Rex Ryan brought to the Jets during his tenure as coach in 2010.

The Bills also attended the Penn State pro day on March 19. Tight end Jesse James was likely the draw for several of the 13 teams in attendance, but with that position locked up on the Bills' roster by Charles Clay, Buffalo may have been there to take a look at offensive tackle Donovan Smith.

March 23-27

The Bills were in attendance for the Garrett Grayson workout at the Colorado State pro day, confirming the chatter that perhaps the Bills were interested in the quarterback who, like Petty, is striving to be the third quarterback chosen in the draft. Garyson was previously injured during both the Combine, as well as the Colorado State pro day back on March 11. However, Grayson wasn't the only quarterback the Bills were on hand to see over the week; they were also on hand to see Shane Carden out of East Carolina.

March 30 - April 3

The story of this week was down in Tallahassee, as Florida State held their pro day. While many teams were in attendance, it should be no surprise that noted teams included Tampa Bay, Tennessee, and the New York Jets - all of whom may have the opportunity to draft quarterback Jameis Winston. Even though it was noted that Winston didn't perform to his best during drills, teams were on hand to also see the other numerous draft prospects on display, including defensive lineman Mario Edwards, defensive back Ronald Darby, and defensive tackle Eddie Goldman - a group that likely drew New Orleans and Pittsburgh to the event.

While representatives from all teams were present at the Miami pro day, Whaley was present elsewhere in Florida at Florida Atlantic's event. The program has a pair of defensive backs entering the draft, most notably D'Joun Smith, who received high grades after his Combine performance.

Rounding out their pro day activities, the Bills were present, along with all other teams, at Florida's pro day. Most teams were likely in attendance to see pass rusher Dante Fowler Jr., a projected Top 5 pick. It should also be noted that Doug Marrone was in attendance, likely to check out offensive lineman Max Garcia, for his new role as an assistant coach for Jacksonville.