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2021 NFL Draft day three open thread

The Bills have built up the trenches early. What will they do on day three?

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The Buffalo Bills have added two defensive ends and an offensive tackle thus far in the 2021 NFL Draft. They selected defensive end Gregory Rousseau in round one, defensive end Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. in round two, and offensive tackle Spencer Brown in round three.

The Bills still have some needs to address today in the draft’s final round. The team could look to add competition at cornerback, or maybe a “home run” hitter at running back. They may want to find a wide receiver who specializes in returning kicks. The team could also add a one-tech defensive tackle or an interior offensive lineman.

The third and final day of the NFL Draft has been a good one for general manager Brandon Beane and company, as the Bills have found valuable talent in the late rounds over the last few years. Even before Beane arrived, head coach Sean McDermott and former GM Doug Whaley drafted linebacker Matt Milano in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Bills have also added players like cornerback Taron Johnson, wide receiver Gabriel Davis, and special teams standout-slash-defensive end Darryl Johnson Jr. on the draft’s final day.

The Bills are slated to pick four times today, though their first pick doesn’t come until round five. Buffalo holds two fifth-round choices (No. 161 and No. 174 overall), one sixth-round choice (No. 213 overall), and one seventh-round choice (No. 236 overall).