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Bills Today: GMFB sees "superstar" coming to Buffalo


1 - GMFB sees "superstar" coming to Buffalo

The Good Morning Football want the Bills to sign the top pass-catcher on the free agent market. Kyle Brandt wants to see Buffalo take Dallas' top target for the second straight year and sign Amari Cooper to pair with Josh Allen and take the Bills to the next level.

"There was a sense last year in the middle of the season, as the Bills were surging, that at the trade deadline, they might make that killer move to get [them] over the top, a beat New England move," Brandt said. "They didn't make it. I want Amari Cooper in Buffalo. I want him bad. You know a little bit about his personality, it's a little unique. The market's a little unique. He's not the guy who needs the bright lights, necessarily.

"He and Josh Allen running bombs up and down the field. This is the empire move, as Heisenberg would say. This is the 'The Patriots are washed up move. The Jets aren't going to be the thing, this is our division move.' I would love to see a big, bold, dynamic splash by Buffalo, who doesn't always make a lot. They do have the money. They have John Brown, they have Josh Allen, they have a running back, they have everything. I want a superstar, and I think No. 19 in Buffalo would be awesome."

Cooper caught 79 balls for 1,189 yards and eight touchdowns in Dallas last year. Only 24, Cooper is a four-time Pro Bowler and the Bills have the cap space necessary to sign him.

2 - Bills add LSU product in latest B/R mock

There's a handful of players from LSU with first-round talent in the 2020 NFL draft starting with presumed No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow. Skill position players like WR Justin Jefferson, CB Kristian Fulton and DE K'Lavon Chaisson have all been mocked toward the top of the draft as well.

In Matt Miller's most recent mock draft for Bleacher Report, the Bills opt for Jefferson after his impressive performance at the combine.

The Pick: WR Justin Jefferson, LSU

After running a 4.43 40 in Indianapolis, any talk of Justin Jefferson falling in the draft is officially over.

The LSU star receiver was already billed as one of the best route-runners in the class, but after showing home run speed, it's easy to see teams lining up to fall in love with him. The Buffalo Bills, a team with a desperate need for a game-changer at wide receiver, should be first in that line.

Jefferson doesn't have the elite size some would like to see Buffalo add, but his routes and agility are a quarterback's best friend. With big-play potential after the catch and the speed to stretch the field, Jefferson is what quarterback Josh Allen needs.

Miller's mock has Jerry Jeudy, CeeDee Lamb and Henry Ruggs III selected prior to Jefferson at 22.

Miller also adds the second and third rounds to his mock where the Bills gram Lenoir-Rhyne safety Kyle Dugger at pick 54 and Boise State edge rusher Curtis Weaver at pick 86.

Scroll through to view photos of some of the top prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine that some draft analysts have projected the Bills to take in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

3 - Former Bill Jeremiah Sirles announces retirement, praises Bills

Former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday. The 28-year-old finished his career as a member of the Bills and last played in 2018 when he appeared in 12 games, starting five at multiple positions.

In his retirement not Sirles felt "blessed" to be "on the ground floor of a rebuild for a rising star team in the Bills."

Sirles cited multiple ankle injuries as reason for his retirement. He was placed on the PUP list in 2019, eventually reaching an injury settlement with the Bills during training camp.

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