Top 5 Positions the Bills Need to Address in the 2025 NFL Draft

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1. Defensive Edge

The biggest need for these Bills in 2025 is arguably defensive edge. While the Bills did pick up the 5th year option for Greg Rousseau and re-signed A.J. Epenesa, they need some much-needed pass rush productivity outside of these two players. Von Miller did not do much for this team in 2023 but was expected considering he tore his ACL on Thanksgiving in 2022 and is 34+ years old. If Miller can return to some of his 2022 form before that ACL tear, that definitely helps for this room. The Bills drafted Javon Solomon, which he seems to be a fun prospect and could be a pass rush specialist for this team, but he has yet to play a down of NFL football.

Behind these 4 players, there are some one-year contracts for 2024 in Dawuane Smoot and Casey Toohill. The 2025 draft class for edge rushers could be a deep draft class, so it is imperative that Beane drafts at least one if not two edge rushers there. Not only do the Bills need to refill this room with younger, cheaper talent, but also, they need to get some more complimentary pieces to the rest of this room. Along with that, they need some "dawgs" in this room that can generate not just pressures, but also sacks to opposing quarterbacks, especially when it comes to the playoffs.