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1. ESPN predicts double-digit wins for Buffalo in 2021

Even though the NFL Draft has yet to happen, ESPN got a head start on predicting how many wins each NFL team will have this season. ESPN's Marcel Louis-Jacques thinks the Bills are set to have double-digit wins for the third-straight year.

Over/under: 10.5

Prediction: Over

Buffalo has reached double-digit wins in each of its past two seasons and, barring injury, should feature one of the league's most explosive offenses for the second year in a row. An extra home game helps a Bills team that won nine games at its own stadium last season, and if the defense returns to form, another trip to the AFC Championship Game should be in store. -- Marcel Louis-Jacques

2. This draft analysts says the Bills should go after these players at No. 30

PFF’s Mike Renner joined One Bills Live on Monday to discuss all things surrounding the upcoming NFL draft. Renner shared what positions have depth in this year's draft and what depth might last until the Bills are on the clock late in the first round. The draft analyst said if any of the five best cornerbacks according to their draft board are still available, then the Bills should look at a corner with the 30th overall pick.

"That's a good problem to have sitting at pick No. 30, usually that's where you want to be drafting is around that area of the draft," Renner said of the Bills position in the first round. "For me, I think cornerback is the way I'd lean because I do see a big gap after the top five guys on the PFF draft board—Patrick Surtain II from Alabama, Jaycee Horn from South Carolina, Greg Newsome II from Northwestern, Caleb Farley from Virginia Tech and Asante Samuel Jr. from Florida State. I see a big gap between those five and basically cornerback No. 6.

"If you're looking at the draft board at pick No. 30 and one of those guys is available, it's very possible that's the case, I'm going and getting one because you're not going to find a guy quite like that in the second round."

Renner said he would go cornerback first if any of those names are available because there is enough offensive line depth to last until day 2 of the NFL Draft.

3. Who does Buffalo take in this 2019 redraft?

Bleacher Report did a 2019 redraft looking at the selections made by each team and deciding if it was the right decision based on how each player has performed in their last two seasons. In the 2019 NFL Draft, the Bills selected defensive tackle Ed Oliver with the ninth overall pick. Bleacher Report made the same selection in their redraft because of Oliver's production and potential.

9. Buffalo Bills: Ed Oliver, DT, Houston

What actually happened: Drafted DT Ed Oliver

Where Oliver was actually picked: No. 9 overall by the Bills

The Buffalo Bills should be happy Ed Oliver falls to them once again. The defensive tackle has been great for the organization, which has transformed itself into a title contender, even if his stats don't stand out.

During his two years in Buffalo, Oliver has seen action in all 32 games and started 23, including each contest last year. He's been responsible for 76 tackles, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and 14 quarterback hits while playing 54 percent of the team's defensive snaps.

Surprisingly, Oliver hasn't been the greatest defender against the run despite his 6'1", 287-pound stature. The nose tackle has been better at generating quarterback pressure from the interior but has the athleticism to evolve in the ground game.

If the Houston product can develop into a better all-around nose tackle next year, the Bills will be quite pleased with their decision to draft Oliver at No. 9.

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