Buffalo Bills 1st Round Options: 2013 NFL Draft

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January 01, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Taylor Martinez (3) is sacked by Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Alec Ogletree (9) during the second half of the Capital One bowl at The Citrus Bowl. Georgia defeated Nebraska 45-31. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

Alec Ogletree – This may seem high for him to some people, but the Bills need an impact linebacker. Ogletree has the ability to play OLB in the 4-3 sets and ILB in the 3-4 sets. This could be huge because Mike Pettine likes to interchange between the 2 defenses. Ogletree is a great athlete and is very versatile. He has gotten into some trouble in his past, including a DUI just before the combine, but talent trumps character concerns the majority of the time. Todd McShay said that given the pick between drafting Alec Ogletree and Jarvis Jones, that he is taking Ogletree 10/10 times.

Nov 24, 2012; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) catches a pass against Kentucky Wildcats defensive back Cody Quinn (16) during the game at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won by a score of 37 to 17. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Cordarrelle Patterson – The Bills need a WR on the roster to help Stevie Johnson and whoever they get to play QB out. Patterson has the size, speed and ability to be a force at the WR position. Patterson gives them a down field threat opposite Johnson and gives them a legit pair of WRs to go with their great pair of RBs they have. Patterson is still raw, not having much college experience but he has a fantastic upside. He is drawing comparisons to another big time WR drafted in the top 10 two years ago in Julio Jones.

Oct 29, 2011; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive end Dion Jordan (middle) sacks Washington State Cougars quarterback Marshall Lobbestael (6) during the second half at Autzen Stadium. The Ducks beat the Cougars 43-28. Mandatory credit: Jim Z. Rider-USA TODAY Sports.

Dion Jordan – Mario Williams is going to start on one side, but Mark Anderson may not be back next year. Jordan is a versatile player than can play DE in the 4-3 and be an outstanding OLB in the 3-4 when the switch . That said, Jordan is really better fit for the 3-4. He doesn’t have a lot of experience with his hand in the dirt, but with his athleticism, you have to think it’s something he can excel at. His hips are fluid enough that he can drop into coverage and cover TEs and RBs.

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