1. Way too early Bills fantasy projections for 2020
NFL.com fantasy analyst Michael Fabiano has several Bills on his way-too-early 2020 fantasy rankings list. Fabiano ranked 40 quarterbacks, 80 running backs, 80 wide receivers, 30 tight ends, 32 kickers and 32 defenses.
Josh Allen is No. 7 ($17) out of 40 quarterbacks.
In the running backs category, Devin Singletary is No. 23 ($24) out of 80. Singletary was listed as one of the most consistent running backs in 2019 and was tied for 14th on Fabiano's list of 25.
John Brown is No. 32 ($18) out of 80 wide receivers, Cole Beasley is 52nd ($9) on the list.
For tight ends, Dawson Knox is ranked 22nd ($4) out of 30.
Stephen Hauschka is No. 24 ($1) for kickers.
The Bills defense ranks 10th ($5) out of 32.
The rankings are based on a PPR scoring system and auction values are on a $200 budget.
2. Josh Allen ranks here among all 2019 starting QBs
NFL.com's Ali Bhanpuri, Tom Blair, Gennaro Filice and Dan Parr ranked every quarterback who started during the 2019 season. They rated Josh Allen 18th out of 57 starting quarterbacks from 2019.
Individual Rank: Bhanpuri: 18 | Blair: 19 | Filice: 17 | Parr: 18
2019 regular season stats: 16 games | 58.8 pct | 3,089 pass yds | 6.7 ypa | 20 pass TD | 9 INT | 510 rush yds | 9 rush TD | 4 fumbles lost
Filice: Still far from a finished product, the cannon-armed, fleet-footed 23-year-old showed substantial improvement in Year 2. And he continued to flash a clutch gene, tying for the league lead in fourth-quarter comebacks (4) and game-winning drives (5).
Allen ranks third among other AFC East starting quarterbacks and second amid QBs from his draft class.
3. NFL.com's Bucky Brooks ranks his top 5 NFL Draft prospects by position
Several mock drafts have the Bills adding more weapons on offense with a wide receiver for Buffalo's first pick in the 2020 draft at No. 22. Other mock drafts have Buffalo bolstering up their defensive line with an addition of a defense end with the No. 22 pick. NFL.com's Bucky Brooks released his top 5 prospects at each position ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft.
1. Jerry Jeudy, Alabama, Junior
2. CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma, Junior
3. Henry Ruggs III, Alabama, Junior
4. Laviska Sheanult, Colorado, Junior
5. Tee Higgins, Clemson, Junior
Jeudy is arguably the best route runner in the class with an assortment of slick releases and crafty maneuvers that make him a tough matchup on the perimeter. As a strong pass catcher with outstanding ball skills and running ability, the Alabama standout could follow the footsteps of Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley to become the next Crimson Tide receiver to shine in the NFL. Lamb is dominant on the perimeter with exceptional hands and ball skills. He routinely comes down with 50-50 throws and has a knack for putting the ball in the paint. Shenault is a dynamic playmaker with a game that could make him an ideal wing back in a throwback offense. He has the capacity to score from anywhere on the field on an assortment of Wildcat runs, reverses, screens and traditional catches on the perimeter.
1. Chase Young, Ohio State, Junior
2. A.J. Epenesa, Iowa, Junior
3. Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State, Junior
4. Terrell Lewis, Alabama, Junior (RS)
5. Curtis Weaver, Boise State, Junior (RS)
The 2020 class of edge defenders features a number of long, rangy pass rushers with explosiveness movement skills and refined technical ability. Young is a disruptive force with a combination of physical traits that could enable him to dominate the game as a Julius Peppers-like rusher off the edge. He racked up 16.5 sacks and seven forced fumbles as an unstoppable force in 12 games last season. Gross-Matos is a bit of a polarizing prospect but he flashes traits that remind me of a young Jason-Pierre Paul. He's long, rangy and athletic with active hands and a high-revving motor. Weaver doesn't look the part but he enters the league after finishing his three-year stint at Boise State as the career sack leader (34) in the Mountain West Conference.
To view the rest of the top 5 prospects list, click here.