Many late round draft picks find themselves on the outside looking in when the final roster cuts come down after training camp. Of the late-round picks the Buffalo Bills made in the 2018 NFL Draft, I think former Clemson wide receiver and sixth round pick Ray-Ray McCloud will make the cut over 7th rounder Austin Proehl.
It’s no secret the Bills have a big gap on the roster when it comes to the wide receiver position. In 2016, Buffalo’s receiving corps was the worst in the NFL in yard after catch. Although McCloud wasn’t the best college receiver, he is a very good return man. McCloud was a second team All-American punt returner and will definitely be looked at to contribute in that area.
Along with the return skills, McColud is versatile, like most of the draft picks. At the NFL Combine, McCloud worked out at receiver, running back, and defensive back. The versatility he provides can make him a solid depth option on either side of the ball. McCloud has also been projected to be a gadget type player in the NFL, adding to his versatility.