Report: DeAndre Hopkins Going to the Bills or Chiefs
The day is finally here.
The first round of the 2023 NFL Draft is tonight and the Buffalo Bills will once again be picking late in the first round, holding the 27th overall pick.
General manager Brandon Beane said last week that they don't have a lot of first round grades in this draft class and hinted they could move down if they feel it was the right decision. Beane also said they could move up, but almost nobody is predicting that right now.
The Bills have been linked to wide receivers, linebackers and offensive lineman for that first round pick but what about Arizona Cardinals star DeAndre Hopkins?
The veteran star wide receiver will likely get traded this weekend and he has been linked to no team more than the Bills.
Buffalo needs another wide receiver to open up the offense for everyone else, helping quarterback Josh Allen. Hopkins wants to go to a contender, since Arizona is rebuilding and have brought in a new GM and head coach.
If the Bills are interested, their biggest threat in the AFC is also in contention.
Pacman Jones reported on the Pat McAfee Show that his sources said that it's down to the Bills or Chiefs for Hopkins and that it would happen by the end of Thursday.
Hopkins is 30 years old but when healthy, is still an elite-level receiver. He's a "win-now" kind of move, so the Chiefs or Bills make complete sense in being involved.
The price has to be right. The contract needs to be worked out with whoever trades for him, and the compensation to the Cardinals can't be over the top.
We shall see what transpires.