Here’s a list of notable players the Buffalo Bills could have drafted instead of Aaron Maybin in 2009:
– Brian Cushing
– Jeremy Maclin
– Michael Oher
– Clay Matthews
– Mike Wallace
Hope that makes other Bills fans feel better about the failed Maybin experiment. Can’t really blame the Bills for not drafting Cushing or Matthews, as they looked pretty solid at linebacker going into the 2009 draft. I’m also not totally bummed about not picking up Maclin or Wallace, as Trent Edwards was the Bills quarterback and they’d probably be obscure by now if the Bills had drafted them. Oher’s the only player the Bills passed for Maybin I can honestly say I wish they’d drafted. I can live with that, too, since the Bills line is shaping up to be all right.
The Bills needed a defensive end that year and there just weren’t too many good ones available.