The first round of the 2023 NFL Draft is a little over 24 hours away and this year looks to be a little more unpredictable than past years. This creates challenges for the Buffalo Bills as they are picking late in the first and there is so much unknown ahead of them.
Last week, Brandon Beane mentioned that this year there are not as many players with first round grades in the past. This could be an indication that they trade back to get additional draft capital but if they are not able to do that, these are the eight players who are probably at the top of the Buffalo Bills draft board and have a chance to be available when they are on the clock.
Top 8 most likely first round draft choices in the 2023 NFL Draft for the Buffalo Bills
The wide receiver position has been a point of focus for the Buffalo Bills over the past few months and they seem set to draft at least one early in the 2023 NFL Draft. In my opinion, the best wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills would be Jordan Addison out of USC.
Jordan Addison played this past season with USC after transferring from the University of Pittsburgh, where he had an incredible 2021 season with almost 1,600 receiving yards and 17 receiving touchdowns.
The reason that I believe Jordan Addison is the best wide receiver is that he is versatile in that he can play both inside and outside. The Buffalo Bills don’t presently need an outside wide receiver with Gabe Davis but he is entering the final year of his contract. The Bills could line up Addison in the slot this year and depending on how next offseason goes, he can remain there or move outside.
He isn’t the biggest wide receiver but is an excellent route runner that allows him to create separation and should be a very good wide receiver in the NFL.