5 of the greatest NFL Draft steals in Buffalo Bills history

The 2024 NFL Draft is coming soon and the Bills have 11 picks. Are there some draft steals in this class? Possibly, but let's take a stroll down memory lane and look at some of the Bills' greatest draft steals.
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Andre Reed, wide receiver

Andre Reed is the only Hall of Famer on this list, and as a fourth-round (86th overall) pick from Kutztown, Pennsylvania, that's impressive. Reed is arguably the greatest receiver in Bills history and has all the stats to back it up too. He was a member of the 1985 draft class, a class that produced two Hall of Famers for the Bills, the other being Bruce Smith. Reed is an integral part of the Bills Super Bowl years. He remained with the Bills for 15 years, finishing a 16th year in Washington before retiring.

Reed has 951 career receptions, which ranks him 18th on the all-time list. Reed was only second to Jerry Rice in receptions at one point in history, until the league decided they wanted to get pass-happy. Every player that ranks ahead of Reed now, completed their careers well after Reed. Only Jerry Rice, Tim Brown and Cris Carter retired within four years or less of Reed. His 13,198 yards and 87 receiving touchdowns, both rank 18th all-time.


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