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Bills Links, 4/16: Who will Buffalo take at No. 54?

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Mock drafts galore and what general manager Brandon Beane had to say about extending Dion Dawkins and Matt Milano

In today’s edition of the daily links, the virtual NFL Draft is only one week away, and we’ve got you covered with the latest Buffalo Bills news. We continue to run through which players the Bills could nab at pick No. 54, explore why Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins and Alabama cornerback Trevon Diggs, brother of Stefon Diggs, could be appealing draft candidates, hear from general manager Brandon Beane on potential contract extensions for tackle Dion Dawkins and linebacker Matt Milano, and much more!


NFL Draft 2020: Deep dive into who Bills might draft at No. 54, mock draft logic (podcast) - newyorkupstate.com
Matt Parrino and Ryan Talbot are joined by CBS Sports draft analyst Ryan Wilson to project who may be a fit for the Bills in the 2020 draft.

ESPN’s Mel Kiper says Bills can wait to get a running back in draft – The Buffalo News
The Bills have an obvious need at running back behind starter Devin Singletary with the loss of last year’s No. 2, Frank Gore, who is a free agent.

Bills interview Ohio State’s J.K. Dobbins; why he’s an intriguing option – The Buffalo News
Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins has done an interview with the Bills, among many other teams, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.

Buffalo Bills hold pre-draft meeting with Ohio State RB J.K. Dobbins - newyorkupstate.com
Dobbins could be on the board when the Bills pick in the second round.

Beane says he’s ready for online draft | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane joined John Murphy and Steve Tasker on One Bills Live on Wednesday to talk about next week’s NFL Draft and more.

Bills could draft Stefon Diggs’ brother, Alabama CB Trevon Diggs, in second round – The Buffalo News
Why Trevon Diggs, the talented cornerback from Alabama, would make for a great second-round selection for the Bills.

Despite adding Josh Norman, CB remains a need for Bills - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
Familiar veteran signees provide a short-term fix for Buffalo, which could seek stability for its secondary as early as the second round of the draft.

Ranking the last decade of Bills draft classes | WGR 550 SportsRadio
A look at the best and worst draft classes since 2010.

Bills Today: What will Brandon Beane’s draft day set-up look like? BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Thursday, April 16.

Throwback Thursday - All-time Bills Second Round Picks - BuffaloBills.com
Scroll through to view photos of notable Bills second-round draft picks throughout franchise history. The Bills are currently slated to have their first pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft at number 54 overall.

Versatile prospects like Isaiah Simmons and Kyle Dugger intrigue NFL front office staffs - BuffaloBills.com
Players with the natural athletic ability to play multiple positions gain a lot of interest from NFL teams this time of the year.

Buffalo Bills GM on extension talks for Dion Dawkins, Matt Milano - newyorkupstate.com
Brandon Beane told One Bills Live that he has talked with the representatives for both players.

Kirk Cousins said Vikings were ‘smart’ to trade Stefon Diggs – The Buffalo News
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said he texted wide receiver Stefon Diggs after Diggs was traded to the Buffalo Bills to tell him that he’s “as good as any receiver I've played with."

Deion Sanders expects Buffalo Bills to ‘ball out’ in 2020 - newyorkupstate.com
Add Primetime to the list of media members who see the Bills on the cusp of something special.

Former NFL GM thinks Bills GM Brandon Beane’s aggressive style is winning formula - newyorkupstate.com
Mark Dominic: "I think if you have that kind of conviction towards a player, I think it’s hard to ever feel like you’re going to lose in a deal."

How the Bills and The Grange have rallied together during a time of need – The Athletic
The Bills’ connection with the restaurant in Hamburg stretches back to its opening in 2016, with players frequenting it during the season. (Subscription required).

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SB Nation Writers Mock: Buffalo Bills would take Yetur Gross-Matos to improve pass rush - Buffalo Rumblings
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