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Seymour: Expectations for OTAs

Posted by Chris Brown on May 11, 2016 – 1:35 pm

Bills sixth-round pick Kevon Seymour, who signed his rookie contract today (Wednesday), got his feet wet at rookie minicamp last weekend. He’s met the veterans on the roster through the sessions of the offseason conditioning program this week. So what are his expectations for OTA practices in a couple of weeks? He’s worried about one thing and one thing only at this point.

“First of all knowing the playbook is big,” Seymour told Buffalobills.com. “Knowing what I have to do so I can play fast. Once I know the playbook and my assignments inside and out I’ll be able to play fast and make plays.”

Bills OTAs begin on May 23rd.


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Bills draft class draws from top football states

Posted by Chris Brown on May 10, 2016 – 10:34 am

NFL.com put together a list of the states that produced the most draft choices in the 2016 NFL draft. Not surprisingly, Texas, Florida and California topped the list. Buffalo’s draft class reflected the top end of the list of traditional football producing states.

Buffalo’s seven-player draft class had a pair of players from Texas (J. Williams, Listenbee) and a pair from Ohio (Washington, Jones). The other three hailed from Alabama (Ragland), California (Seymour) and South Carolina (Lawson).

Here’s a state-by-state breakdown of 2016 draft picks:

32 – Texas
30 – Florida
26 – California
15 – Georgia
14 – Ohio
10 – Illinois
9 – Pennsylvania
8 – North Carolina
7 – Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey and South Carolina
6 – Alabama, Arizona and Indiana
5 – Louisiana and Tennessee
4 – Arkansas, Missouri, Virginia and Washington
3 – Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada and Wisconsin
2 – Connecticut, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon and Utah
1 – Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota and Nebraska

 


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