Should the talent-starved Bills sacrifice their stockpile of draft capital to follow New York's lead, trading up for a top-five pick soon to be billed as the next face of the franchise?
Or is a 2017 playoff team better off hoping its preferred quarterback falls to No. 12, allowing general manager Brandon Beane to parlay his extra picks into a roster strong enough to make another postseason run?
So where does that leave a franchise with career backup AJ McCarron penciled in as the starting quarterback?
If the field general of his dreams slips to the Browns, Broncos and Colts in the four-to-six range, Beane will be tempted to pull the trigger. If the coveted quarterback requires a treasure chest of picks to sell out for the Giants' No. 2 pick, however, Beane intends to resist the temptation, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported earlier this week.
Since taking the front-office reigns nearly a year ago, Beane has proven that he can deconstruct a roster. Sneaking into the postseason won't detract from his primary mission of reconstructing that roster.