The 2016 NFL draft is 59 days away. Who have the Buffalo Bills drafted at pick 59?
Buffalo has drafted four players at pick 59. Here’s a look at the former Bills players.
Eugene Marve, LB, Saginaw Valley St. (1982)
Marve played for the Bills from 1982-1987. He played in 76 games with Buffalo, starting in 74 games, and recorded 4.5 sacks, five fumble recoveries, and one interception in his time with the Bills.
After his stint in Buffalo, Marve played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1988-1991) and San Diego Chargers (1992).
Marve’s son, Robert, was a quarterback for Miami and Purdue before having a stint in the CFL with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Dennis Johnson, RB, Mississippi St. (1978)
Over the course of two seasons with the Bills (19 games), Johnson recorded one start. In his time with the Bills, Johnson carried the ball 58 times for 227 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 10 receptions for 83 yards.
Johnson played one season with the Giants in 1980 but didn’t record any stats over two games. He finished his career in the USFL, playing for the Boston Breakers and Pittsburgh Maulers.
Curtis Brown, RB, Missouri (1977)
Brown played six seasons with the Bills at running back.
Brown played in 76 games with Buffalo, starting in 52 games, and recorded 2,171 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on 564 carries. He also added 772 yards and five touchdowns on 102 receptions.
Brown passed away in 2015 from a heart attack. He was being treated for football-related dementia at the time.
Chuck Linning, OT, Miami (1961)
Linning did not record any professional stats according to Pro Football Reference.