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Bills select EJ Manuel at No. 16

Updated: April 26, 2013, 9:53 AM ET
Associated Press

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A calculated risk paid off for Bills general manager Buddy Nix in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday.

Not only did he acquire more draft picks by trading back eight spots in the first round, Nix was still able to fill the Bills' biggest need by drafting Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel with the 16th overall selection.

"We calculated that as best we could. You never know what's going to happen in the draft," Nix said. "Normally, I don't get ...

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