The Bills weren’t the only coaching staff at the Senior Bowl that wound up picking players that were performing down there through the course of the practice week and game in Mobile in late January. The other coaching staff did as well.
With a total of nine picks, Buffalo took three players in last weekend’s draft that they spent a week with at the Senior Bowl including two on their South Team roster. The Cincinnati Bengals took two players from the Senior Bowl with the eight picks they had last weekend, one of which was a quarterback in Andy Dalton in round 2. They also took OL Clint Boling in round four out of Georgia.
Both of those players were on Chan Gailey’s South Team. The exposure on the practice field and in the meeting rooms going over tape and scheme is where the coaching staffs really felt they got a handle on how the players would operate as professionals, something that’s hard to get in an interview setting. Pairing that up with what you can get off of game tape in terms of playing ability paints a pretty complete picture.
Tags: 2011 NFL draft, Senior Bowl
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