Grading all 10 picks the Buffalo Bills made in 2024 NFL Draft

The Buffalo Bills got busy after the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft.
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#219: Daequan Hardy, CB - Penn State

At the end of the 6th round, the Bills drafted Penn State corner Daequan Hardy who had two punt returns for a touchdown that was at the top of the nation last season with the Nittany Lions. In addition, Hardy led Penn State in pass breakups in 2021 and 2023 with seven. It would not be a Bills draft if they did not get a defensive back, especially now that Tre'Davious White is with the Los Angeles Rams and the rest of the group needs depth.

Buffalo faced major adversity at cornerback last season with multiple injuries so it should come no surprise that Hardy is now a Bill. Hardy can also return kicks on special teams.

Grade: C+

#221: Travis Clayton, OL - International Pathway Program (England)

The Bills opted to end their 2024 NFL Draft by draft a 6'7 prospect who has never played football in Travis Clayton. While he has the size and athleticism, this is a questionable pick, especially with the fact that USC wideout Brenden Rice was still on the board. The only great factor about this pick is that the Bills have a practice squad exemption because of the International Pathways Program.

Grade: D+