Bills scouts are in: They’re usually out on the road at college camp…
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 11, 2013
They’re usually out on the road at college campuses in the fall or watching pro days in the spring, but for the next two weeks Bills college scouts will be holed up in Buffalo’s draft room leading up to the 2013 NFL draft. Linebacker: Flipping between defensive schemes in recent years has left the Bills short on linebackers who can fill the top spots on the depth chart. The question is whether he’s worth the eighth pick in the draft or if the Bills should be looking for a surer thing up top while relying on Marrone’s offensive acumen to help develop someone selected later in the process. Quarterback: Swapping Fitzpatrick for Kevin Kolb may actually be the textbook definition of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, but it was important for them to admit defeat after giving Fitz a big contract so they could make finding a new signal caller the priority it should have always been.
Last offseason, the Bills tried to strengthen their team around quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in hopes of ending their playoff drought. They grabbed some promising players in the draft, but the season still went south and it’s harder than ever to ignore