5 prospects the Bills could target in trading up in the 2024 NFL Draft

After acquiring an extra draft pick from Stefon Diggs, many fans expect the Buffalo Bills to package that in a trade up for a WR.
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AD Mitchell, WR, Texas

Mitchell is maybe the most intriguing player in this class. He has all the athleticism and traits you're looking for out of a receiver, but there are plenty of questions regarding his effort during games, and people have brought up concerns about him taking plays off. I don't see that as an issue, and training camp should fix that right away. But it's an issue the media has with him nonetheless.

Mitchell is another big-body, speedy receiver. At the combine, he measured in at 6'2" and 205 pounds, similar to Brian Thomas Jr. in both measurables and their 40-time (4.34). Buffalo likely doesn't have to trade up as high for Mitchell as they would with Thomas Jr. if they like him more. But the fact is, both would be fantastic options for Josh to throw to.

Jackson Powers-Johnson, Center, Oregon

Center became an underrated need after the release of Mitch Morse before free agency. While they are moving Connor McGovern to center, there's still a chance they draft one early and let McGovern stay at guard. Powers-Johnson is an elite prospect who's on many team's wish lists.

Lance Zierlein of NFL.com said about Powers-Johnson, "His rookie season could be bumpy if he has to play early, but he should come out on the other side as a long-time starter." If that's the case, and the Bills have the same view on him, McGovern will likely start at center for this season before being moved back to guard. long with AD Mitchell, Buffalo likely won't have to move up far for Jackson and can keep some extra picks if they decide to move up on day three.