The Buffalo Bills traded up to the No. 4 overall pick in the draft, giving the Cleveland Browns a 2015 first round pick in the process to pick wide receiver Sammy Watkins immediately after the Jacksonville Jaguars picked quarterback Blake Bortles. The move following the Jaguars pick has been criticized already by some fans, asking why the Jaguars couldn't have made the same deal.
According to Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell, there was never a concrete deal on the table to make.
I ask Dave Caldwell point blank if Buffalo made the same offer to Jacksonville that they did to Cleveland...— Mike Dempsey (@md_1010xl) May 9, 2014
... He said no. They contacted them in the days leading up to the draft but we're very vague and never made any concrete offer .— Mike Dempsey (@md_1010xl) May 9, 2014
I mentioned earlier that complaining about the Jaguars not pulling off the same trade was a waste of time, because we don't know if they were actually offered it or if Bortles would have made it to the No. 9 overall pick.
Caldwell also told 1010XL's Mike Dempsey that the Atlanta Falcons were interested in moving up to the No. 3 pick, presumably to pick Jake Matthews, but the draft fell how the Jaguars anticipated and they didn't want to miss out on their quarterback.