2011 Draft: Bills Fans Anxious as Spectre of Buffalo’s Draft Killer Rises

March 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the 2011 NFL Draft approaches, I'm seeing and hearing skepticism growing that the Buffalo Bills will benefit from the third pick overall.  As hard as I try to be optimistic, it's even hard for me to maintain that outlook.  Why are Bills fans so apprehensive?  Because they see a familiar dark shadow rising over the horizon.  Buffalo's Draft Killer may be preparing to strike again.
Bills fans are familiar with the work of this menace.  He has been striking fear into their hearts since the 2002 draft.  Since then, he has perfected his frightening ability to draft only the biggest busts for the team.  How has he gotten away with it?  Who is this vicious killer, and how can he be stopped?
Back in early 2002, Buffalo had an opening on the staff for an assistant GM.  At that time, GM Tom Donahoe brought in Tom Modrak, who graduated to VP of college scouting.  Over time, he has become the villain who has killed draft afte...

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