4 safeties the Buffalo Bills could draft to replace Jordan Poyer

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Tyler Nubin

After Nubin's impressive 2023 season at Minnesota, along with a better combine than the other top safety project Kamren Kinchens, his draft stock has increased. So much so that he is looked at as the top safety prospect in this year's draft.

His measurables don't stand out, nor does his 40 yard time, but looking at his tape from the 2023 season tells you all you need to know at why he would be a great prospect for the Bills.

According to NFLDraftBuzz.com, one of his strengths screams position versatility which Jordan Poyer has routinely demonstrated. "Versatile in positioning, capable of playing effectively from the box, as a deep defender in single-high coverage, or in the slot against tight ends". The fact that Nubin could operate in the box or as a single high safety provides a position-less aspect that McDermott strives to have in his safeties.

Now, with Nubin being the top safety prospect in this draft, it would mean spending a premium asset, most likely a high 2nd round pick. This would require a trade down from pick 28 or possibly trading up in the 2nd round. If Brandon Beane is willing to do this and draft Nubin, I feel the safety room would get a massive asset on a cost controlled rookie deal that can develop to be one of the best in the league. Especially with McDermott being the "DB whisperer".