Bills add picks and character in selecting LSU's Tre'Davious White

Tre'Davious White

Tre'Davious White

LSU cornerback Tre'Davious White's emotions were on display Thursday, from the moment he was drafted in the first round by Buffalo at No. 27 when tears of joy flowed, to when he greeted the media afterward with his ever-present smile. He addresses an immediate need on a team that lost starter Stephon Gilmore in free agency and released top backup Nickell Robey-Coleman.

They had to get a corner, and they got one of the best ones in the draft. 44, 75, 91) to spend on Day 2, Buffalo will have the draft capital necessary to fill some of the remaining vacancies on their roster.

"We want to know what we're getting", said McDermott. White was comfortable playing on an island at LSU, and he looks more than comfortable doing so at the next level.

"There's a lot of unknowns in the draft, there's a lot of unknowns in life in general".

South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system
The allies signed a deal past year to deploy the THAAD system on the peninsula to help intercept North Korea's ballistic missiles. China is North Korea's sole major ally and is seen as crucial to US-led efforts to rein in its bellicose, isolated neighbor.

The Falcons traded their second-round pick (63rd overall) to the Bills, in exchange for a third-round pick (75th) and two fifth-round selections (149th and 156th). Following a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Bills moved down to the No. 27 pick.

In Buffalo, the detail-oriented 42-year-old McDermott is attempting to place his stamp of structure and discipline on a franchise that is in the midst of a 17-year playoff drought — the longest active drought in North America's four major professional sports.

With Dawkins having started 41 out of a possible 44 career games at Temple, as well as earning First Team All-AAC honours after his senior year, it is hoped he can slot into a starting guard position early and provide much-needed protection in the trenches. "That's where our focus is".

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