Buffalo is in a position where they could take a chance on an athletic prospect that hasn’t put it all together yet, as the re-signing of Matt Milano filled their hole at linebacker. The Bills’ pass rush could use a fresh injection of supreme athletic ability, and Oweh’s sky-high ceiling could get him picked in the first round.
Oweh is without question the biggest gamble in this draft. On one hand, his production in college was so poor he didn’t even record one sack last year. On the other, he is a 260-pound defensive end with 4.38 wide receiver speed that could be a Pro Bowler every year if he hits his stride. Oweh epitomizes the word “freak”, and Sean McDermott could have a field day with him.
While the Super Bowl showed exactly what can happen to Kansas City whenever their backup linemen are in the game, the Chiefs didn’t have the Great Wall of Dallas in front of Patrick Mahomes even when healthy. The opt-out of Laurent Duvernay-Tardif showed how much they need a player like Dickerson.
While the likes of Wyatt Davis and Trey Smith could also get picked in this spot, Dickerson gets the edge for his run-blocking ability and performance in the best conference in college football. Incredibly strong and surprisingly nimble in the open field, Dickerson could solve Kansas City’s center issues as soon as he arrives.
The champions in Tampa continue to get richer, as they add the best interior defensive lineman in the draft in Barmore. Even though the former Crimson Tide lineman is a bit on the raw side, he looks like an ideal Todd Bowles defensive lineman given his ability to explode off of the snap and stop the run.
Ndamukong Suh is one of several Buccaneers that are scheduled to hit the open market, and Tampa could look to use some draft capital on Vita Vea’s new running mate. If Bowles helps him improve his plan of attack as a pass rusher, Barmore might be yet another Pro Bowler Tampa could add to their ranks.