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2022 NFL Draft Tracker: Info on all of the Buffalo Bills’ picks, trades

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The Buffalo Bills started with two additional picks in the 2022 NFL Draft thanks to player trades, but also used one this offseason. Tight end Lee Smith garnered an extra seventh-rounder and defensive end Daryl Williams was flipped for an extra sixth. The traded their original seventh-round pick for QB Case Keenum of the Cleveland Browns.

They started with eight picks and finished with eight picks, but how they got there was fun. Here are all the major decisions general manager Brandon Beane made this weekend. Trades, picks, and links to all of our coverage.

Bills trade up for CB Kaiir Elam

Bills trade back twice before selecting RB James Cook

Bills select Baylor LB Terrel Bernard in third round

Bills trade up for WR Khalil Shakir

Bills open sixth round with P Matt Araiza

Christian Benford, CB, Villanova goes to Buffalo in sixth

Virginia Tech OL Luke Tenuta is the pick

Bills pick LB Baylon Spector in seventh round

Undrafted Free Agents are coming off the board

2022 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills selections

Round Selection Player College Notes
Round Selection Player College Notes
1 23 CB Kaiir Elam Florida Obtained from BAL for picks 25 & 130
1 25 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded to Baltimore
2 57 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded to Tampa Bay
2 60 TRADED TRADED Obtained from TB for pick 57, traded to CIN
2 63 RB James Cook Georgia Obtained from CIN for pick 60
3 89 LB Terrel Bernard Baylor Bills original selection
4 130 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded to Baltimore
5 148 WR Khalil Shakir Boise State Obtained from CHI for picks 168 & 203
5 168 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded to Chicago
6 180 P Matt Araiza San Diego State Obtained from TB for pick 57
6 185 CB Christian Benford Villanova Acquired from Carolina for Darryl Johnson
6 203 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded to Chicago
6 209 OL Luke Tenuta Virginia Tech Obtained from CIN for pick 60
7 231 LB Baylon Spector Clemson Acquired from Atlanta for Lee Smith
7 246 TRADED TRADED Bills original selection, traded for Case Keenum

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