All of a sudden, the speculation surrounding Buffalo making this trade to give them a better chance at landing one of the top quarterbacks from this year's draft class just hit a whole new level since they now don't have a starter at the moment following the Tyrod Taylor trade.
However, it appears the team is loading up to take a quarterback in a strong 2018 NFL Draft class.More news: Josh McCown signed his new contract from a Chick-fil-A drive-through
The Bills moved up nine spots in the draft by swapping first-round picks with the Bengals, who also acquired high-priced left tackle Cordy Glenn in a trade Monday, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
With the free-agent quarterback market dwindling-Kirk Cousins is headed to the Vikings, Case Keenum has signed with the Denver Broncos and Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have come to terms on a new contract, among others-the Bills' next-best chance to upgrade the position will come in April's draft.More news: This Is Us: what we'd like to see in Season 3
The Bills do possess the draft capital necessary to move up in Round 1.
The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement with defensive lineman Kyle Williams, the team's longest-tenured player, on a one-year deal that will keep him with the franchise for another season. Most assume that the Browns will be selecting a quarterback with the first overall pick, which could them allow them to trade their second pick in the Top 5 for more assets. While the Patriots wait to see if they can bring back Solder, the Buffalo Bills were active on the trade front.More news: Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Express (EXPR)
There's no question that Buffalo must add quarterback talent. The next few weeks will prove crucial to the Bills' odds for success in 2018 and beyond.