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Don't Expect A Free-Agent Splash

The big focus for the Bills this offseason, naturally, is what to do at quarterback.

Mark Ludwiczak

As of press time, there were no obvious changes regarding the status of Tyrod Taylor — which means that Taylor’s future is firmly up in the air heading into the heart of the offseason.

No matter what the Bills do with Taylor, finding and selecting their next potential franchise quarterback in this year’s draft remains of the utmost importance. If there’s a priority list for the Bills this spring, drafting a top quarterback should be numbers one, two and three.

It’s not expected that the Bills will be in the race for Kirk Cousins and that seems like a wise move without digging too deep. Cousins would certainly be a short-term upgrade over Taylor, but at what cost? There’s a good chance that whoever signs Cousins will need to hand over the richest contract in NFL history to do so. It’s not that Cousins is Tom Brady, Drew Brees or Aaron Rodgers —- it’s that teams are desperate for competency at the quarterback position, which has gotten harder and harder to find.

Cousins is a good quarterback, but I don’t know if he’s a great one. And I don’t think it would be wise for the Bills to spend an absolute fortune on a guy if you’re not exactly sure of his worth.

There will be some other intriguing names available at the league’s most important position, but I’m not sure if any of them would be significant upgrades over Taylor — especially


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