Trent Murphy’s versatility to play both outside linebacker and defensive end would make him a good fit for the Bills in the 2014 NFL Draft. (Photo: USA Today Sports Images)
BBD Staff Writer: Glenn Gifford
With several quality outside linebackers available in the 2014 NFL Draft, one player who may be around in the second round but is particularly intriguing is Stanford’s Trent Murphy. Murphy brings versatility that seems ideal for new defensive coordinator’s Mike Pettine defense.
Murphy established himself as a hard hitter and a dynamic playmaker during his junior season in 2012. He appears comfortable both playing in space as an outside linebacker and having his hand on the ground as a defensive end. His blend of size, quickness, instincts and versatility will serve him well at the next level.
Let’s take a closer look at potential Buffalo Bills 2014 draft selection Trent Murphy.