Bills Should Roll the Dice on a QB


Thursday night, the Bills will make the most important draft pick in more than a quarter century, a choice that will shape the fortunes of this beleaguered NFL franchise for years to come. They'd better get it right this time.

 The Bills haven't picked this high since taking Bruce Smith first overall in 1985. They have picked above eighth just once in that time, when Tom Donahoe made the regrettable call on Mike Williams in 2002. That was the first draft with Tom Modrak running the scouting operation. Modrak has found some hidden gems late in drafts. But the first round has been a disaster. They've reached for little guys, traded up for busts, panicked to get quarterbacks, passed on Pro Bowlers by the dozen.

That's why there are no real stars on the roster. No...

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