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2015 NFL mock draft: Bryce Petty to Buffalo Bills at No. 50

How would you feel about the Bills rolling the dice on a project quarterback with their second-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft?

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Thanks to the Buffalo Bills' lack of a first-round pick this year, the typically endless picking apart of 2015 NFL mock draft posts has sort of fallen by the wayside this year. Thankfully, Dan Kadar of Mocking the Draft occasionally throws in a second round in his weekly mocks, and his latest two-round effort today leaves us with plenty to talk over - and make up for lost time in the process.

Kadar has the Bills picking Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty with the No. 50 overall pick. In Kadar's mock draft scenario, Petty is actually the fourth quarterback off the board, slotting in behind Jameis Winston (No. 1 to Tampa Bay), Marcus Mariota (No. 2 to Tennessee), and Brett Hundley (No. 41 to St. Louis).

Petty was a two-year starter at Baylor, where he threw for 8,055 yards, 61 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in that time frame. Despite the statistical production, Petty is considered a project quarterback, and would not likely be able to step into the starting lineup for the quarterback-needy Bills as a rookie. That's why Dan Lavoie, as you can see in his own words below, is not a fan of Kadar's projection.

I'm not a fan of getting Petty with Buffalo's second round pick. The biggest problem is that Petty is widely discussed as a "project" quarterback. He needs to sit on the bench to eventually pan out, which contradicts the philosophy of picking him so early as the heir apparent. The Bills need to compete for the playoffs now, and there was a lot of talent on the board in this mock that could've helped them. Shaq Thompson went one pick later, and would be extremely dangerous in Rex Ryan's defense. Preston Smith could upgrade the line. Maxx Williams would give Buffalo two dangerous receiving threats at tight end. I would have rather taken any of those before taking a quarterback with plenty of question marks who will probably be on the bench this year.

Lavoie grades Petty as a third-round talent, for the record.

How would you feel about the Bills rolling the dice on Petty (or any project quarterback, really) with the No. 50 overall pick in a couple of weeks?