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Top 5 Bills notes from the Combine

1. Busy with quarterbacks

Buffalo's personnel and coaching staff met with every signal caller at the NFL Combine not named Mariota or Winston. The Bills are committed to canvasing the college quarterback landscape to have a firm grasp of their options at a position where additions need to be made.

2. In need of tight ends

Though the Bills are encouraged by young tight end talents on their roster like Chris Gragg and Marqueis Gray, the demand for numbers at the tight end position by Greg Roman's offense will require Buffalo to increase the total on their offseason roster. Whether that's accomplished through free agency or the draft is the question.

3. RB class offers power backs

The Bills are likely to add a running back from what is a very deep class of ball carriers regardless of the outcome with free agent C.J. Spiller. With as many as 16 backs expected to come off the board between rounds two and five, there should be ample opportunity for Buffalo to find a back that fits their power run scheme.

4. O-line need not restricted to guard

Even GM Doug Whaley admitted that the team's guard play was "lackluster" last season, but don't assume the Bills will only consider adding guards this offseason. Offensive tackle was mentioned by head coach Rex Ryan in Indianapolis and with a strong class of edge protectors the value might prove to be better at that position in the draft than guard.

5. Replenishing depth at LB

With the future of free agent Brandon Spikes unknown and Keith Rivers released this past week, Buffalo has some depth to replenish at the linebacker position. With 3-4 defensive fronts expected to be more prevalent under Ryan and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, Buffalo will need more than just Ty Powell and Randell Johnson in reserve. Backers who can run and contribute on special teams could be a focus on day three of the draft.

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