BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Bills have finished selecting players in the 2022 NFL Draft. This page has been updated with the Bills’ picks.

The Bills traded up two spots in Round 1, from 25th overall to 23rd, and selected Florida cornerback Kaiir Elam in the first round of the NFL Draft. On Friday, the Bills traded back and selected a running back and a linebacker.

Bills 2022 draft picks by round

1st round, 23rd overall: Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida

The Bills traded up two spots, sending the Ravens picks #25 and #130 for #23.

2nd round, 63rd overall: James Cook, RB, Georgia

The Bills initially traded back three spots, sending Tampa #57 for #60 and #180 (first pick of Rd. 6).

Then the Bills traded back again, sending Cincinnati #60 for #63 and #209 (Rd. 6).

3rd round, 89th overall: Terrel Bernard, LB, Baylor

4th round: No pick, traded away to move up in first round

The Bills traded for pick #148, sending Chicago #168 and #203.

5th round, 148th overall: Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State

6th round, 180th overall: Matt Araiza, P, San Diego State

6th round, 185th overall: Christain Benford, CB, Villanova

6th round, 209th overall: Luke Tenuta, OT, Virginia Tech

7th round, 231st overall: Baylon Spector, LB, Clemson

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Complete list of 2022 first-round picks

  1. Jacksonville: Travon Walker, DE, Georgia
  2. Detroit: Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan
  3. Houston: Derek Stingley Jr., CB, LSU
  4. N.Y. Jets: Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner, CB, Cincinnati
  5. N.Y. Giants: Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon
  6. Carolina: Ikem Ekwonu, OT, N.C. State
  7. N.Y. Giants (from CHI): Evan Neal, OT, Alabama
  8. Atlanta: Drake London, WR, USC
  9. Seattle (from DEN): Charles Cross, OT, Mississippi State
  10. N.Y. Jets (from SEA): Garrett Wilson, WR, Ohio State
  11. New Orleans* (from WAS): Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State
  12. Detroit* (from MIN): Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama
  13. Philadelphia* (from CLE via HOU): Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia
  14. Baltimore: Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame
  15. Houston* (from MIA via PHI): Kenyon Green, OG, Texas A&M
  16. Washington (from IND via PHI and NO): Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State
  17. L.A. Chargers: Zion Johnson, OG, Boston College
  18. Tennessee* (from NO via PHI): Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas
  19. New Orleans (from PHI): Trevor Penning, OT, Northern Iowa
  20. Pittsburgh: Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt
  21. Kansas City* (from NE): Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington
  22. Green Bay (from LV): Quay Walker, LB, Georgia
  23. Buffalo* (from ARI via BAL): Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida
  24. Dallas: Tyler Smith, OT, Tulsa
  25. Baltimore* (from BUF): Tyler Linderbaum, C, Iowa
  26. N.Y. Jets *(from TEN): Jermaine Johnson II, DE, Florida State
  27. Jacksonville* (from TB): Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah
  28. Green Bay: Devonte Wyatt, DT, Georgia
  29. New England* (from SF via MIA and KC): Cole Strange, G, Chattanooga
  30. Kansas City: George Karlaftis, DE, Purdue
  31. Cincinnati: Daxton Hill, S, Michigan
  32. Minnesota* (from LAR via DET): Lewis Cine, S, Georgia

*Draft day trade

How to watch the draft

The draft is a three-day event. It will be live on ESPN and NFL Network. Round 1 is also on ABC.

Thursday: Round 1, 8 p.m.

Friday: Rounds 2-3, 7 p.m.

Saturday: Rounds 4-7, noon

Buffalo Kickoff Live draft shows

Mock Draft Special: Watch a replay and get the full results here.

Draft Special: Get prepped for the draft with BKL’s 30-minute special.

Draft Recap: 10:30 p.m. Sunday on CW 23 WNLO and WIVB.com, and 11:35 p.m. on WIVB.

Once the draft is over, the BKL crew will recap the weekend, introduce you to the new players, and tell you everything you need to know to sound smart at work on Monday.

Complete draft order (as of Thursday morning)

Have the Bills ever drafted 25th overall?

Yes, but not since the 1960s, before the AFL and NFL merged into one league. And back then, there were fewer teams, so 25th overall wasn’t in the first round. But the Bills did have success with their picks at 25.

Tackle Stew Barber (1961) was twice named first team All-Pro and made five Pro Bowls. Defensive back Butch Byrd (1964) made first team All-Pro three times and also made five Pro Bowls. Both players were on the Bills’ AFL championship teams in 1964 and ’65.

The Bills also drafted tackle Randy Jackson 25th overall in 1966, but he chose to play with Chicago in the NFL prior to the merger.

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