The Bills have talent but a lot of holes to fill. I think taking 2 steps back should actually help. First thing to do is to make many trades to build up this year's draft. Since I think that this year's draft is loaded with talent. I decided to also trade some of the 2012 draft pick later in the article.
What if the Bills do get the number all overall pick. This is what I would do. Trade Lee Evans, Steve Johnson, Donald Jones, Roscoe Parrish, Ed Wang, Fred Jackson, and 2012 4th round pick to St. Louis for a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th round pick. Trade Aaron Maybin and Marcus Stroud to Seattle for a 1st and 5th round pick. Trade 1st overall pick to Jacksonville for a 1st and 2nd round pick. Trade Drayton Florence, 7th round pick, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and a 2012 6th round pick to Oakland for a 5th and 6th round pick. Trade 2nd round from St. Louis to Baltimore for a 2nd and 3rd round pick. Trade Demetrius Bell and 2 6th round picks to Cleveland for a 3rd round pick. Trade 2nd round pick from Jacksonville to New England for a 2nd and 3rd round pick. Trade 3rd round pick to San Diego for a 3rd and 4th round. Trade 4th and 2012 5th round pick to Arizona for a 4th, 5th, and 6th round pick. Trade 5th round pick to Washington for a 5th and 6th round pick. Trade Kyle Williams and 6th round pick to San Francisco for a 4th round pick.
Now that the trades are set. Now here's the draft.
1st round- Demarcus Love, OT Arkansas
1st round- Ryan Mallett, QB Arkansas
1st round- Cameron Heyward, DE Ohio State
2nd round- Anthony Castonzo, OT Boston College
2nd round- Noel Devine, RB West Virginia
2nd round- Mark Herzlich, OLB Boston College
3rd round- Austin Pettis, WR Boise State
3rd round- Wayne Daniels, OLB TCU
3rd round- Shareece Wright, CB USC
3rd round- Greg Little, WR UNC
3rd round- Colin Baxter, OC Arizona
4th round- Dane Sanzenbacher, WR Ohio State
4th round- Phil Taylor, DT/NT Baylor
4th round- Jimmy Smith, CB Colorado
5th round- Jarriel King, OT South Carolina
5th round- Armand Robinson, WR Miami Ohio
5th round- Thomas Claiborne, OG Boston College
5th round- Brett Brackins, TE Penn State
5th round- Anthony Leon, FS Arkansas
Trade overall pick to Arizona for a 1st, 2nd, and 5th round picks.
Trade Drayton Florence, Demetrius Bell, and Ryan Fitzpatrick to Chicago for a 2nd round pick.
Trade Donald Jones, Roscoe Parrish, and David Martin to Chicago for a 4th round pick.
Trade Marcus Stroud and Kyle Williams to Denver for a 2nd round pick.
Trade Aaron Maybin, Keith Ellison, Akin Ayodele, and Reggie Torbor to 2 2nd round picks and 2 4th round picks.
Trade Fred Jackson Lee Evans to San Diego for a 1st, 3rd, and 4th round pick.
Round 1- Ryan Mallett, QB Arkansas
Round 1- AJ Green, WR Georgia
Round 2- Cameron Jordan, DE Cal
Round 2- Anthony Castonzo, OT Boston College
Round 2- Noel Devine, RB West Virginia
Round 2- Marcus Cannon, OT TCU
Round 2- Robert Quinn, DE/OLB North Carolina
Round 2- Kristofer O'Dowd, OC USC
Round 3- Jimmy Smith, CB Colorado
Round 3- Titus Young, WR Boise State
Round 4- Greg Little, WR North Carolina
Round 4- Phil Taylor, DT/NT Baylor
Round 4- Kendrick Ellis, DT/NT Hampton
Round 4- Wayne Daniels, OLB TCU
Round 4- Jaiquawn Jarrett, S Temple
Round 4- Vai Taua, RB Nevada
Round 5- Michael Morgan, OLB USC
Round 6- Mike Blanc, DT Auburn
Round 7- Alan Pelc, OG UNC
Tell me what you think of this. Would you be glad, disappointed, pissed? How would you change it? What's missing? Did I fill position need?
Which scenario would you prefer?