Buffalo Bills Select Florida State Running Back Karlos Williams at No. 155 Overall Pick

May 2nd, 2015

In Round 5, the Buffalo Bills made their first pick of Day 3 by selecting Florida State running back Karlos Williams. (Photo: Kirby Lee — USA Today Sports)

In Round 5, the Buffalo Bills made their first pick of Day 3 by selecting Florida State running back Karlos Williams. (Photo: Kirby Lee — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

Two trends that have held true for the Buffalo Bills in recent years are that they typically draft players who made pre-draft visits to One Bills Drive and that they love to acquire new running backs. Taking both of those trends into consideration, it should come as no surprise that the Bills select Florida State running back Karlos Williams with their fifth-round draft selection, No. 155 overall.

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2015 NFL Draft: Round 4 Mock Draft Update

May 2nd, 2015
Minnesota's David Cobb is among the running backs projected to be fourth-round picks. (Photo: Jesse Johnson — USA Today Sports)

Minnesota’s David Cobb is among the running backs projected to be fourth-round picks. (Photo: Jesse Johnson — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

WARNING: You should probably take the following projections with a grain of salt. After going zero-for-67 on my Day 2 mock draft projections yesterday, I must admit that it is very possible none of the following projections will actually happen.

Nonetheless, we might as well have some fun with Saturday, the final day of the 2015 NFL Draft, getting set to begin. So without further adieu, here are my best-guess predictions on what could happen—taking into account my previous projections, which players are still left on the board and what needs teams have already addressed—in Round 4.

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Buffalo Bills Draft Louisville G John Miller with No. 81 Overall Pick

May 1st, 2015

John Miller (No. 70) will be expected to immediately compete for a starting guard job in Buffalo. (Photo: Mark Konezny — USA Today Sports)

John Miller (No. 70) will be expected to immediately compete for a starting guard job in Buffalo. (Photo: Mark Konezny — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

If there was one position the Buffalo Bills absolutely had to address in this year’s draft, regardless of whether they were getting the best player available at the selection, it was guard. After having turnstiles at both the left and right guard position in 2014, the Bills’ starting spots at the position remain wide open.

That makes it likely that their third-round pick in this year’s draft, John Miller, will be a starter right away for the Bills in his rookie season. A four-year starter at Louisville, Miller should be up to the task.

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Buffalo Bills Draft Florida State CB Ronald Darby with No. 50 Overall Pick

May 1st, 2015
The Buffalo Bills used their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to add a cornerback. (Photo: Tim Heitman — USA Today Sports)

The Buffalo Bills used their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to add a cornerback. (Photo: Tim Heitman — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

After a quiet first day of the 2015 NFL Draft for the Buffalo Bills, they kicked off their draft proceedings on Day 2 with the selection of Florida State cornerback Ronald Darby with their second-round pick, No. 50 overall.

Projected by some draft analysts to be a first-round pick, Darby has sprinter speed—he ran a 4.38-second 40-yard dash at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine—and has as much upside as just about anyone who was still available at this point in the draft. Whether selecting him with their first pick in this year’s draft was the right move for the Bills, however, is questionable.

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2015 NFL Draft: Day 2 Mock Draft Update

May 1st, 2015
Nebraska edge defender Randy Gregory should be one of the first players off the board in Round 2. (Photo: Jake Roth — USA Today Sports)

Nebraska edge defender Randy Gregory should be one of the first players off the board in Round 2. (Photo: Jake Roth — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The biggest surprise of the first round of the 2015 NFL draft is that it really wasn’t all that surprising at all. As most draft prognosticators expected going in, the top three picks off the board were Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Florida edge defender Dante Fowler.

All in all, I correctly projected nine of the first 18 picks in my own pre-draft, seven-round mock before closing out my first-round projection with nine of 10 players who are all still on the board heading into Day 2.

Momentum is clearly not on my side as I now re-examine my projections for the rest of the draft, but nonetheless, I have compiled an updated look at how Rounds 2 and 3 of the draft could play out, taking into account both my original predictions but also how the draft has played out so far and which players are still available with Thursday of the draft in the books and Friday of the draft on the horizon.

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