Our Turf Football 2018 NFL Mock Draft 16-32

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By Wanda Wiedman//@WandaW63

Earlier we had listed the first 15 draft picks with a trade. Let’s see what happens with the rest of the teams and who will get drafted from 16-32. So here is the final attempt in Round 1 of the NFL Draft.

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OurTurf’s Mock NFL Draft Part 1

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By Wanda Wiedman//@WandaW63

Free agency is pretty much on the quiet front with some players still trickling on to teams, such as quarterback Blaine Gabbert to the Tennessee Titans, and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to the Los Angeles Rams.  But now it’s all about the draft and filling the holes that will make or break a team. So here is my attempt at Round 1 of the NFL Draft.

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AFC East / AFC West – Roster Updates

Meaningful player additions, releases, and re-signings – Last update:  April 19, 2018

 

 

Buffalo Bills

Signings: CB Vontae Davis, RB Chris Ivory, DT Star Lotulelei, TE Logan Thomas, DE Eddie Yarbrough, CB Lafayette Pitts, DT Kyle Williams, S Rafael Bush, OLB Trent Murphy, LB Julian Stanford, QB A.J. McCarron, RB Taiwan Jones, C Russell Bodine, RT Marshall Newhouse, OLB Ramon Humber, WR Kaelin Clay, CB Phillip Gaines, DE Terrence Fede, LB Eddie Yarbrough, TE Logan Thomas, CB Lafayette Pitts, DE Tenny Palepol, TE Nick O’Leary, WR Jeremy Kerley

Released: QB Tyrod Taylor (traded to Cleveland), OT Cordy Glenn (traded to Cincinnati), DE Ryan Davis, DE Nordly Capi

Retired: S Aaron Williams, S James Ihedigbo

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QB or No QB: That is the Question Confronting the Bills

 By Mary Pesarchick // @HeyMom418 

For the Bills, finding a franchise quarterback has been as epic a quest as the one for the Holy Grail. Since QB Jim Kelly retired in 1996, eleven different players have been at the position for Buffalo. That means, except for Drew Bledsoe (three seasons) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (four seasons), Bills’ starting QBs have lasted no more than one or two seasons each.  

 And the quest continues. Despite leading the team to the playoffs for the first time in seventeen years, current QB Tyrod Taylor is no lock to be the starter next season. Many NFL analysts believe the Bills will be looking to replace Taylor either through free agency or the draft.

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Jacksonville emerge victorious in their battle with Buffalo

By Julie Dixon // @ABroncoNole

In a strange set of occurrences, this writer was at the Jacksonville Jaguars vs Buffalo Bills playoff game. One hour before kickoff, a friend walked into my house waving tickets that her customer just gave her because she decided not to go.

The mad dash we embarked on was one that would’ve won the Great Race. Sometimes everything goes your way, from green lights to little traffic to finding the perfect parking spot because one person inexplicably left. We watched the first three drives on my phone as we walked from the car, and up the ramps. In one hour and ten minutes, we got dogs out, two females change (including make-up), stopped for cash and drove 23 miles. It was worth it!

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Jaguars Vs Bills. The Matchup

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By Julie Dixon // @ABroncoNole

 

These two teams haven’t been to a playoff game in so long, kids have been born and are in high school. For a Jags home playoff game? They graduated.  Two teams new to the playoff with quarterbacks who also haven’t been in one.  It’s going to be either a mess or a sign of good times ahead for the under 30 guys.

Head coach Doug Marrone is coaching his old team. That should make a difference, but teams change a lot in a couple years.  What will definitely have an effect, is the fact that running back LeSean McCoy is far from 100%. That hurts not only their run game but their passing ability. He’s their second-leading pass catcher.   They’re losing a day of practice and the Jags don’t have to change a thing.

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Jaguars Vs Bills 2

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By Julie Dixon //@ABroncoNole

 

I’m sure the Bills Mafia will be out in full force based on how quickly the seats sold out.  They are ending their own playoff drought and are overwhelmingly and understandably excited about this game.  However, Jacksonville is pretty stoked as well.   It’s going to be a loud game. Believe it or not, Jaguar fans have caused delay of game calls due to the noise. Two of my sons will be there, as long-suffering fans who’ve been to a lot losing games, they’re beyond excited. And they’re raucous like their mama!

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Miracle of Miracles: The Buffalo Bills are in the Playoffs!

By Mary Pesarchick // @HeyMom418

At the end of the last century, the Buffalo Bills were eliminated from the NFL Playoffs by the Tennessee Titans because of a play which is now known as the “Music City Miracle.”

Although the throw from tight end Frank Wycheck to wide receiver Kevin Dyson appeared to everyone except Titans fans and, unfortunately, the referee, to be an illegal forward lateral, the resulting touchdown was allowed to stand.  And the Bills lost by a score of 22-16.

So began the epic journey known around Western New York as “The Drought.” For 17 long, torturous years, the Bills failed to make the postseason. This annual exercise in futility was the butt of countless jokes and NFL Today graphics.

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Bills Emerge From the Snow Drifts Back in a Wild Card Spot

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By Mary Pesarchick //@HeyMom418

Bills 13 – Colts 7 (OT)

 

So, you may have heard, we had a little snow for the Bills/Colts game last Sunday.

For those unfamiliar with the white stuff, what you saw on TV is what is called a lake-effect snowstorm. It occurs when a cold air mass picks up moisture by passing over a large body of warm water, like a lake. Since Buffalo is situated between two (lucky us!) Great Lakes, Erie and Ontario, these storms occur frequently until the lakes freeze over.

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Patriots Get Pummeled in Miami

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By Traci McCartney //@traciamc

Patriots 20 – Dolphins 27

 

Once again, the Patriots walked into Miami the odds-on favorite and came out losers. Although the score doesn’t adequately reflect it, it was an ugly Monday Night Football game. One the Patriots lost to the division rival Miami Dolphins 20-27.

It was a game where quarterback Tom Brady didn’t look like Tom Brady. It took 2 1/2 quarters of football before a Patriots wide receiver (Danny Amendola) caught a pass. And New England went 0 for 11 on 3rd down conversions.

Let that sink in, folks…the Patriots could not convert a single third down. The last time the Patriots were that inept at converting on third downs was in 1991. I remember those days – back when the Patriots were really bad – they hadn’t won more than 10 games since 1986 and this particular season, they went 6-10. Does anyone remember head coach Dick MacPherson? Nah…me either.

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