Originally written on The Sports Post  |  Last updated 10/12/14
The Dolphins traded up to get Dion Jordan with the #3 pick. (Credit) The teams of the AFC East were active in this year’s NFL Draft. This was evident early on, as three of the five draft day trades that saw first round picks change hands involved teams in this division. Below you’ll find recaps of the trades, picks, and players involved in that first round and beyond. Buffalo Bills So the Bills keyed in on E.J. Manuel as their “guy” at quarterback, but he clearly wasn’t worth the eighth overall pick, so they moved back eight spots to get St. Louis’ second, third, and seventh round picks to grab someone valuable in the middle of the first round, and then use that extra second round pick to get Manuel later, right? (I know that you already know how this ends, just play along with me.) Right? Wrong! They drafted Manuel with the No. 16 pick and the Rams laughed as they gladly took Tavon Austin. Now, Manuel could prove people wrong and become a great quarterback. That’s entire possib...
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