Bills Take LB Kiko Alonso in Round 2 - 04/26/13

The Bills have selected Oregon linebacker Kiko Alonso with their second pick in round two of the 2013 draft. The pick addressing a glaring need for a Buffalo defense that is making a switch to new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine's system. Alonso is known as an outstanding athlete who can contribute in either a 4-3 or 3-4 alignment for a defense

Here is the profile on Alonso from Scout.com

Hard-hitting, instinctive Oregon standout linebacker Kiko Alonso is projected as a strong second-round draft target for NFL teams, according to league sources.

Alonso's value stems from his capabilities as a versatile three-down linebacker known for his aggressiveness and mobility.

The drafting of Alonso might have an impact on the Bills interest in veteran Carlos Dansby who visited Buffalo right before the draft

 
 
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