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Bills Links, 2/19: D.K. Metcalf becoming a popular pick in 2019 NFL mock drafts

The Ole Miss receiver could make an immediate impact in Buffalo

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The 2019 NFL mock drafts continue for the Buffalo Bills, with ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. having receiver D.K. Metcalf selected with the ninth overall pick. It’s obviously a bit premature to put too much stock into mock drafts prior to the combine, but Metcalf is picking up steam as the top wideout available this year. Check out all of the latest on Metcalf, the offensive line, Lorenzo Alexander and much more as part of today’s links.

2019 NFL Draft: Mel Kiper says Bills get Josh Allen weapon in new mock draft |
Bills go receiver with Ed Oliver and Jonah Williams still on the board in Kiper’s mock.

The OL shakedown - The Bills Beat with Joe B. and Matthew Fairburn
The Buffalo Bills made their first free agent signing when they brought in interior offensive lineman Spencer Long, which brought along some panic that he was their answer for one of the starting roles up for grabs based on the initial contract numbers.

[BN] Blitz newsletter: What could the Bills gain from trading out of the top 10? – The Buffalo News
"Holding the No. 9 pick in the coming NFL draft, the Bills find themselves in the top 10 for the third year in a row."

[BN] Blitz newsletter: Would the Bills shy away from ‘big-personality guys’ like Antonio Brown? – The Buffalo News
"A reader in Jay Skurski’s latest Bills mailbag wanted to know: Do you think this regime can handle big-personality guys like Antonio Brown?"

Cover 1 | Buffalo ft. AP's John Wawrow: Bills Coaching Hires, QB room and offseason | Cover 1
Greg sits down to talk Bills big picture topics with John Wawrow.

Bills have five players under contract who were on team before Sean McDermott arrived – ProFootballTalk
The Bills hired head coach Sean McDermott early in 2017 and General Manager Brandon Beane came to the team a short time later to kick off a period of roster overhaul that's left them with just a handful of players who were on the team in 2016.

When it comes to salary cap, rebuilding Bills are in an enviable position – The Buffalo News The Buffalo Bills have at least a two- to three-year window of opportunity to flex their spending muscle against the rest of the NFL. (Subscription required.)

2019 NFL mock draft: Here are the biggest needs for teams in 1st round -
Drafting the best player is obvious. Here’s how teams can fix their roster early in the draft.

Bills players from previous regime continue to dwindle – The Buffalo News
Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander is among the five players still on the Bills roster who were brought on by previous administration.

Bills offensive philosophy has team heading in right direction according to NFL analyst -
Pro Football Focus analyst Zac Robinson believes offensive coordinator Brian Daboll has implemented a modern system that will produce positive results for Buffalo in the coming years.

Fan Mailbag: Evaluating the best ways to bolster the wide receiver position -
With the NFL rumor mill swirling, Chris Brown answers your questions about how the Bills will address the wide receiver position this offseason.

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Mel Kiper, Jr. bestows D.K. Metcalf on Buffalo Bills, Josh Allen in latest 2019 NFL mock draft - Buffalo Rumblings
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