The Buffalo Bills are going to draft a quarterback in the 2016 NFL draft. Bills GM Doug Whaley has already stated this, so it's no surprise that Buffalo has kept a close eye on quite a few quarterbacks in this year's draft class. Among all of the draft eligible quarterbacks, you could argue that Buffalo has shown the most interest in Stanford Cardinal QB Kevin Hogan.
Back in February, Tony Pauline of Draft Insider reported that the Bills were high on Hogan. Buffalo followed that up by meeting with Hogan at the NFL combine. Hogan said the following on his visit with the Bills:
"It went well,” said Hogan. “It was nice to sit down and talk football, talk ‘X’s and ‘O’s. It’s something I really enjoy. It was nice to draw up some plays and concepts and talk actual football, the stuff that matters. I came away from it very happy.”
Since the combine, Bills GM Doug Whaley attended Hogan's pro day along with Jim Monos. On Monday, Whaley further confirmed Buffalo's interest in Hogan by stating that the team believes he's the most pro-ready quarterback in this year's draft class and his knowledge of Greg Roman's offense.
Hogan had plenty of starting experience at Stanford and if the Bills are truly interested in adding Hogan to their roster, he wouldn't be pressured to play immediately. Tyrod Taylor is locked in as Buffalo's starting quarterback in 2016 and the team will certainly look to extend the quarterback during or after the season. EJ Manuel is also under contract for the 2016 season, so there's no reason to believe that Buffalo would rush Hogan onto the field if Taylor missed time in 2016.
Perhaps Whaley's statement about Hogan is simply a smokescreen, but it's very possible that the Bills target Hogan on day three of the 2016 NFL draft.