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2014 Buffalo Bills NFL Mock Draft: Post-Free Agency Edition

2014 Buffalo Bills Mock Draft: Post-Free Agency Edition

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In the 2013 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills drafted very well. Despite another 6-10 disappointement, there is hope in Buffalo, mainly due to the team's great drafts over the past few years. There is a lot of young talent in Buffalo right now, and the 2014 NFL Draft is going to give the Bills yet another opportunity to continue to add talent to their core. With that said, ladies and gentlemen, a post-free agency mock draft for the Buffalo Bills.

Round 1: Taylor Lewan, OT

Taylor Lewan
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Round 1: Taylor Lewan, OT

Taylor Lewan
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With a young quarterback in E.J. Manuel who missed some time last season, it’s crucial that the Bills do everything possible to solidify their offensive line. Taylor Lewan has great athleticism and talent, and with Lewan, the Bills could move Cordy Glenn to right tackle to add a major talent to their line.

Round 2: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE

Austin Seferian-Jenkins
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Round 2: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE

Austin Seferian-Jenkins
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Scott Chandler is nothing more than average at the tight end position, and with a young quarterback like Manuel at the helm, the team does need an upgrade at the position. Austin Seferian-Jenkins is one of, if not the best pass catching tight end in the 2014 NFL Draft, and he would provide the Bills with another dangerous target.

Round 3: Martavis Bryant, WR

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Round 3: Martavis Bryant, WR

Martavis Bryant
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Although the Bills currently possess one of the NFL’s more promising wide receiving groups, the fact is, Buffalo’s receivers lack size. Martavis Bryant stands at 6-foot-4, and at 211-pounds he has the size to become the red zone threat the Bills have lacked in their receiving corps.

Round 4: Shayne Skov, LB

Shayne Skov
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Round 4: Shayne Skov, LB

Shayne Skov
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In last year’s draft, the Bills picked up one of the NFL’s brightest young linebackers in Kiko Alonso. With that said, Alonso can only do so much by himself, and that’s where Shayne Skov comes in. Skov could provide the Bills with one of the league’s best, young linebacking units.

Round 5: Anthony Steen, OL

Anthony Steen
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Round 5: Anthony Steen, OL

Anthony Steen
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The Bills need some major help along the interior of their offensive line, and despite his draft position, Anthony Steen could be a solid addition.

Round 6: James Wilder Jr., RB

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Round 6: James Wilder Jr., RB

Round 6: James Wilder Jr., RB
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Fred Jackson isn’t getting any younger, and at age 33, the Bills would be wise to add some more depth behind him and C.J. Spiller. James Wilder Jr. isn’t a perfect prospect by a long shot, but he does have potential as a part-time back.

Round 7: Dezmen Southward, S

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Round 7: Dezmen Southward, S

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With the loss of star safety Jairus Byrd in free agency, there is no doubt the Bills need to draft somebody at the position. While it’s certainly very possible that the team decides to go with a safety much earlier than this, Dezmen Southward would be a steal in the seventh round.