After months of speculation and anticipation, Brandon Beane did what nearly every Bills fan wanted him to do: make an aggressive move to trade up in the 2018 NFL Draft to select the franchise quarterback that they have coveted since Jim Kelly. It was a little later than most people thought, but the Bills moved from 12th overall to 7th overall.
To make the move, here was what the Bills had to give up:
7th round pick
There will be plenty of analysis and recap in the coming days, but as far as tonight, rejoice Bills fans. Rejoice that we have a GM who saw the importance in having a franchise QB and that he did what he needed to do to make a move to land the QB that he coveted. Now, let’s hope that Beane picked the right one. His job, and the Bills’ legacy will depend on it. Go Bills!