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Buffalo Bills: The History of the 10th Pick in the NFL Draft

What type of player can the Bills expect at 10?

we can get a pretty good idea of what to expect from this year’s tenth pick. It’s a pretty good list.,The Buffalo Bills will pick tenth overall in the 2017 NFL Draft. By taking a look at past number 10 picks

ranging from E.J. Manuel to Sammy Watkins and Marcell Dareus.,First round draft picks have been a hit or miss for the Buffalo Bills in recent years

This year, the Buffalo Bills have the 10th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. Of course, so let’s take a look at the history of the 10th pick in the draft — and what size Super Bowl ring our stud will require a few years down the line., various players are available at different points in the draft

Bills’ analysts and bloggers around the country are scrambling to predict who the team will take this year. It could be a stud tight end or even a wide receiver to lineup across from Sammy Watkins.

Let’s be honest with ourselves, but we can let history decide for us., we cannot be 100% sure on who we will take on draft night

In the past 50 years,Authentic Justin Houston Jersey, 26 offensive players have been selected with the tenth pick. 24 defensive players were selected., dating back to 1966

Chan Gailey and his Bills selected Stephon Gilmore in 2012.,A statistic with this narrow of a margin does not give us much knowledge of who we will be selecting. Something worth noting is that the one time the Bills had the 10th pick

ending a 5-year stint with Buffalo.,Gilmore now resides with the New England Patriots

Positions Selected

it is useful to see where the Buffalo Bills stand leading up to it.,This 50-year history isn’t necessarily a projection on what’ll transpire on draft night. However

Here is a breakdown of the specific positions that have been selected.

Safety) – 10,Defensive Back (Cornerback

Wide Receiver – 9

Offensive Line (Center, Tackle) – 9, Guard

Defensive End – 6

Linebacker – 5

Running Back – 4

Defensive Tackle – 4

Quarterback – 2

Tight End – 1

Editor of Buffalowdown.com, went in depth with the needs that the Buffalo Bills currently have. You can see the article here. Pro Football Focus stated that the biggest need Buffalo currently has is wide receiver., Ryan Brennan

This would follow the trend with wide receiver being the second most popular selection with the 10th pick.

Records in the Following Year

The season following the year in which they were selected 10th Bears sign veteran Chris Prosinski again to add safety depth

The Chicago Bears announced that they signed safety Chris Prosinski to a one-year contract again.

last year Prosinski finished third on the club in special teams tackles and started one game at safety. The veteran who joined Chicago in 2015 following stops in Philadelphia and Jacksonville is considered as an significant reserve,last year, which recorded nine tackles in Chicago's upset victory at Lambeau Field on Thanksgiving night.,Prosinski can be seen in all 16 games . He made five starts in 2015

The Bears are on the way to overhaule their secondary. Chicago signed cornerbacks Prince Amukamara ($7 million) and Marcus Cooper ($6 million) and safety Quintin Demps ($4.5 million) to sizeable guarantees for the upcoming season. The Bears could also target a safety with the third overall pick in next month's draft. LSU's Jamal Adams and Ohio State's Malik Hooker are the top rated safeties in the class. Both might appeal to the Bears, but finding a trade partner may be difficult given the underwhelming 2017 quarterback class.,Justin Houston Jersey, who are also known to think highly of Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas. The best scenario for Chicago is to move out of the third slot and stockpile extra picks

In other news,according to Wilson's agents, ., the Bears agreed to terms with defensive lineman CJ Wilson

A seven-year NFL veteran, Wilson previously played for New Orleans, Oakland and Green Bay., Detroit

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