Report: Bills Interested In Vikings' No. 3 Pick, Eyeing USC's Matt Kalil

Thursday April 26th, 2012

Maybe the rumors were true -- there's still a chance of the Minnesota Vikings trading the No. 3 pick in the upcoming NFL draft. According to Charley Casserly of CBS, the Buffalo Bills are interested in trading up and using the pick to draft USC lineman Matt Kalil.

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Kalil is a good fit for the Bills, who desperately need a quality left tackle to protect young quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Kalil is billed as the top lineman in the draft class, perhaps a franchise-caliber talent at the position.

There was a rumor three weeks ago that Minnesota was considering moving the No. 3; that buzz has since died down, but it's worth noting that Vikings GM Rick Spielman has hinted he's open to a draft-day deal.

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