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Posted: Saturday, 27 April 2013 9:51AM

Potential Bills' Day 3 targets



(WGR 550) -- Through two days of the 2013 NFL Draft the Buffalo Bills have added four players to their roster, focusing almost exclusively on the offensive side of the ball.

The Bills selected quarterback E.J. Manuel, wide receiver Robert Woods, linebacker Kiko Alonso and wide receiver Marquise Goodwin through the first three rounds. On the third and final day of the draft, the Bills have four more selections.

Who might they add? Here is a round-by-round look at who they might take, along with some alternatives underneath the initial player. Keep in mind though, the Bills aren't necessarily locked in to any of these players. At this point, it's a wild goose chase as to who will or will not be on the board by the time the Bills pick:

4th round - 105th overall

Best guess: S Phillip Thomas, Fresno State
- I'm somewhat surprised Thomas is still on the board, but you can say that for a lot of players through this draft with just how deep it is. Thomas is a ballhawking safety that can come in and provide depth for the Bills immediately. In a deeper-than-normal class, perhaps Thomas could even fight for a starting job down the line.

Alternatives: FB/H-Back Kyle Juszczyk (Harvard), OT/G David Bakhtiari (Colorado), DE/OLB John Simon (Ohio State), DE/OLB Cornelius Washington (Georgia), CB B.W. Webb (William & Mary), S Duke Williams (Nevada)

5th round - 143rd overall

Best guess: CB Sanders Commings, Georgia
- One of the bigger cornerbacks in the draft, the 6-foot, 216-pound Commings actually moves pretty well for his size. A physical player that would provide depth at the position, Commings is best suited to be right in front of the receiver in press-man. He could be a solid special teams player and an occasional spot starter if need be.

Alternatives: QB Matt Scott (Arizona), TE Joseph Fauria (UCLA), OT/G/C David Quessenberry (San Jose State), G Jeff Baca (UCLA), DE/OLB Quanterus Smith (Western Kentucky), DE/OLB Ty Powell (Harding), CB Nickell Robey (USC), S Cooper Taylor (Richmond)

6th round - 177th overall

Best guess: TE Ryan Griffin, Connecticut
- Griffiin is a sleeper prospect at the position and could provide some relief for the Bills in the short-term if Scott Chandler isn't immediately ready. The Bills had him in for a visit

Alternatives: OT Vinston Painter (Virginia Tech), G Alvin Bailey (Arkansas), DE/OLB Joe Kruger, ILB Michael Mauti (Penn State), ILB Vince Williams (Florida State), CB Don Jones (Arkansas State), CB/S Micah Hyde (Iowa), S Malcolm Bronson (McNeese State)

7th round - 222nd overall

Best guess: QB Jeff Tuel, Washington State
- Some competition for the third quarterback spot on the Bills roster for Aaron Corp, Tuel has limited upside. However, he has shown to have good physical skills and can tuck the ball and run if need be. He could also very well be an undrafted free agent target.

Alternatives: TE Mychal Rivera (Tennessee), TE Ryan Otten (San Jose State), any interior offensive linemen, DE/OLB Tourek Williams (Florida International), CB Rod Sweeting (Georgia Tech), CB Johnny Adams (Michigan State), S Johnathan Meeks (Clemson)

Twitter: @JoeBuscaglia

All photos courtesy of AP
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