Since taking over as the Buffalo Bills’ general manager following the 2017 NFL Draft, Brandon Beane has shown a willingness to wheel and deal with his draft picks, including making four such deals during last year’s draft.
The Bills currently possess six picks in the 2023 NFL Draft, including the 27th overall selection in the first round. Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks leads off with the reports that the Bills are considering moving up from pick 27 in this year’s draft.
Report: Bills have ‘eyes on moving up’ in first round
Could the Bills be looking to move up in the first round of the draft? According to at least one NFL insider, the Bills are “anxious” to make a deal to move up in the draft. Plus, examining all of the 31 trades involving draft picks that general manager Brandon Beane has made during his tenure in Buffalo.
- Buffalo Bills have ‘eyes on moving up’ in first round of 2023 NFL Draft, says insider - newyorkupstate.com
- Buffalo Bills Trade Up in NFL Draft? Buffalo ‘Anxious’ for Deal - Report - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News, Analysis and More
- Bills GM Brandon Beane has made 31 trades involving draft picks. Here is the rundown - Buffalo News
- NFL Draft 2023 ‘The Beast’ Guide: Dane Brugler’s 401 scouting reports and 1,893 player rankings - The Athletic (subscription required)
Assessing this year’s linebacker prospects
With Tremaine Edmunds’ departure to the Chicago Bears in free agency, the Bills find themselves with a need at the linebacker position. Linked here are a run through the linebacker prospects and discussion about why Iowa standout Jack Campbell could make the most sense to replace Edmunds in Buffalo’s defense.
- NFL draft preview: Bills’ options are limited at thin off-ball linebacker position - Buffalo News
- Bills need a linebacker. Why landing this standout in the draft may be the answer - Democrat & Chronicle
Even more Bills news and notes
Breaking down the financials of defensive tackle Jordan Phillips’ one-year deal to return to the Bills, how edge rusher Von Miller is preparing for life once his playing days are finished, and how quarterback Josh Allen made one card collector’s day.
- A closer look at defensive tackle Jordan Phillips’ contract to return to Bills - Buffalo News
- Bills’ Von Miller eyes post-playing career as NFL general manager - ESPN.com Buffalo Bills blog
- My bad! How Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen apologized to fan waiting for signed rookie card - newyorkupstate.com
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