2011 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Must Select Cam Newton with 3rd Pick

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2011 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Must Select Cam Newton with 3rd Pick
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Every year it seems the Buffalo Bills are either rebuilding or perhaps retooling as the draft approaches.

While that point is clear, what is unclear is what they are rebuilding or retooling towards. There is some solace which comes from the knowledge that general manager Buddy Nix, who drafted well in his San Diego days, appears to be committed toward building through the draft.

However, last year's draft did not provide an instant impact, so this year's must. Based on 2001 (where the Bills drafted three future Pro Bowlers with their first three picks) and 1991 (which yielded Bills stars Henry Jones and Phil Hansen), the Bills seem to have a streak of favor in the years ending in one.

That track record aside, the Bills must take the following guy with their pick regardless of what the combine numbers show. 

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