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1. Buffalo's first order of business this offseason should be this says

Don't be afraid to draft for the defense says CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. At least, that was his first piece of advice for the Bills in his latest for

Do not be afraid to keep drafting top draft capital in that defense. It may turn out you need a transcendent unit on that side of the ball if Josh Allen does not become who you hope he will be. Remain silently open to that possibility. Keep building that monster on defense.

It won't be until March 16 when teams are permitted to contact and enter into contract negotiations with unrestricted free agents so there is still plenty of time before the NFL Draft rolls around. April 23 is the first day of the NFL Draft and as we saw last season, this Bills team could look completely different by then.

2. What's the Bills window for competing for a Super Bowl spot?

Unless you're the New England Patriots, the trend for Super Bowl winners have revolved around quarterbacks on their rookie contracts. The past three seasons, Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City to a Super Bowl win, Jared Goff led the Los Angeles Rams to a Super Bowl berth, and Carson Wentz was leading the Eagles until an injury ended his season.

With Josh Allen on his rookie contract, the time for the Bills to win a Super Bowl is now. Quarterbacks are demanding more money across the NFL and consuming 15% of the cap by themselves.’s Adam Schein gives Buffalo one of the largest windows to the big game in the NFL.

What Josh Allen and Sean McDermott accomplished in the 2019 campaign should not be eradicated by the Bills blowing a 16-0 lead at Houston on Wild Card Weekend. … Allen enjoyed a breakthrough second season and I expect him to take another leap forward under OC Brian Daboll's tutelage in 2020. McDermott got my AP vote for Coach of the Year because he made the most out of his roster -- a roster that's only going to get better, because GM Brandon Beane is excellent in procuring players who fit these Bills.

3. Bleacher Report proposes this trade for the Bills

The Bills didn't trade for any player during the 2019 offseason but that doesn't mean they won't be exploring their options up through draft day in 2020.

Bleacher Report believes Philadelphia wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey might make a good trade target this offseason.

The Philadelphia Eagles somehow thrived during their latest playoff run despite being down to three healthy wide receivers, a couple of which came from the practice squad. That's not the way to build a roster, of course. But circumstances showed the offense doesn't require big-dollar receivers on the outside to win, which makes Alshon Jeffery and DeSean Jackson expendable.

Buffalo has more than enough to absorb Jeffery's $9.9 million base salary and complete its skill positions.

Bleacher Report predicts a potential trade of Jeffrey to Buffalo for fourth and sixth round draft picks.

Buffalo holds its own draft pick for the fourth round and have three picks for the sixth round. Two sixth-round picks were acquired in 2019 after trading away Russell Bodine to the Patriots and Wyatt Teller to the Browns.

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