NFL Draft: Wyoming QB Josh Allen Selected Seventh Overall By Buffalo Bills

Lorenzo Alexander takes the field during Buffalo Bills training camp at St. John Fisher College Rochester N.Y

With that pick, the Bills selected Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen.

National Football League insider Adam Schefter floated a wild theory that some believe the release of the tweets was an intentional move by a team later in the draft hoping that Allen would fall to them.

Thirty-five years to the day after the Buffalo Bills drafted Jim Kelly, they will hopefully get their next franchise quarterback in Josh Allen.

Allen isn't the only quarterback to have a red flag thrown on him for past mistakes. However, Allen's chances of going No. 1 overall may have taken a hit after some of his old tweets from high school which used racially insensitive and offensive language suddenly emerged.

Smith, who claimed "I don't have any idea why he picked up the phone and called me at two o'clock in the morning", passed along the things Allen said in a concise and persuasive way. "My agency went over any past social media, and these didn't come up after I did the search".

Allen admitted to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that he did send those tweets and he has apologized for them.

Allen told ESPN's Suzy Kolber that he has been contacted by some teams about the tweet but that he doesn't expect it to impact his draft status. The Tyrod Taylor midseason benching fiasco put the Bills in position to miss the playoffs, and he and the team finally cut ties in the offseason with the trade to the Browns. I want them to know that I am going to work on being the best teammate possible. "If you gave most of us a platform early in high school, I'm sure our immaturity would have shown as his did". Moats is an eight-year veteran who played last season with Pittsburgh.

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