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2013 Buffalo Bills Draft Class

Posted Apr 27, 2013

A complete recap of the 2013 Buffalo Bills draft.


Bills get QB in round one, draft E.J. Manuel
It’s been a long time coming, but the Bills believe they have their long term quarterback of the future. After swinging a trade with the St. Louis Rams to move down from the eighth overall pick to the 16th, Buffalo took the first quarterback off the board in Florida State’s E.J. Manuel.

Bills land WR Robert Woods on day two
Bills GM Buddy Nix has been a straightforward with Buffalo’s need for a wide receiver. With the 41st pick in the 2013 NFL Draft the Bills feel they found their man in Robert Woods, wide receiver from USC.

Bills add athletic LB Kiko Alonso with 46th pick
On day two the Bills used the 46th overall pick to add a versatile linebacker for their new multiple defensive scheme under defensive coordinator Mike Pettine in Oregon LB Kiko Alonso.

More speed added in WR Marquise Goodwin
The Bills doubled down on the receiver position with the 78th pick overall and selected Texas WR Marquise Goodwin, who posesses world-class speed. 

S Williams, Buffalo's first pick on Day 3
The Bills were expected to address their secondary on Day 3 of the NFL draft and wasted no time using their fourth-round pick at 105th overall to take Nevada safety Duke Williams.

Bills double up at safety with Meeks in round five
After taking University of Nevada safety Duke Williams in the fourth round, the Bills once again took advantage of the position’s depth when they selected Clemson University safety Jonathan Meeks 143rd overall in the fifth round.

6th round K Hopkins another FSU alum
In the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Bills selected Florida State kicker Dustin Hopkins 177th overall. Hopkins joins five fellow Seminoles on the Bills, including his college holder.

Bills cap draft with TE/H-back Gragg
Making use of a the seventh-round pick they acquired in the Day 1 draft trade with St. Louis, Buffalo addressed a positional need on offense taking Arkansas TE/H-back Chris Gragg.