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If the Bills' Season Started Tomorrow, V2.0

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With more than two weeks of training camp in the books and a pre-season opener under their belts, the Buffalo Bills inch ever closer to the day that they will cut down their roster from where it stands currently (81 players) to where it needs to be for the regular season (53).  This is the second installment in a series of posts we'll be using for roster cutdown discussions, called "If the Bills' Season Started Tomorrow".

Nearly two weeks ago, the first installment of the series was my first attempt at predicting the final roster, based on what we knew at the time.  It's fascinating, therefore, to see exactly how much has changed after just one pre-season game and a few practices.

So, with the Bills set to play their second pre-season game tomorrow, now is as good a time as any for the second installment of this series.  Just like last time, I'll leave you my Final 53 here, and you can poke holes in my logic, leave your own predictions, and discuss the generalities of the roster cutdowns.  To the cuts:

Quarterbacks (2)
TRENT EDWARDS, J.P. Losman

Running Backs (3)
MARSHAWN LYNCH, Fred Jackson, Xavier Omon

Fullbacks (1)
DARIAN BARNES

Wide Receivers (6)
LEE EVANS, JAMES HARDY, Roscoe Parrish, Josh Reed, Justin Jenkins, Steve Johnson

Tight Ends (3)
DEREK SCHOUMAN, Robert Royal, Derek Fine

Offensive Tackles (4)
JASON PETERS, LANGSTON WALKER, Kirk Chambers, Demetrius Bell

Offensive Guards (3)
DERRICK DOCKERY, BRAD BUTLER, Jason Whittle

Centers (2)
MELVIN FOWLER, Duke Preston

Defensive Ends (4)
AARON SCHOBEL, CHRIS KELSAY, Ryan Denney, Chris Ellis

Defensive Tackles (4)
MARCUS STROUD, KYLE WILLIAMS, Spencer Johnson, John McCargo

Outside Linebackers (5)
ANGELO CROWELL, KAWIKA MITCHELL, Keith Ellison, Donnie Spragan, Blake Costanzo

Inside Linebackers (2)
PAUL POSLUSZNY, John DiGiorgio

Cornerbacks (6)
TERRENCE McGEE, JABARI GREER, Will James, Leodis McKelvin, Ashton Youboty, Reggie Corner

Free Safeties (2)
KO SIMPSON, George Wilson

Strong Safeties (3)
DONTE WHITNER, Bryan Scott, John Wendling

Specialists (3)
Rian Lindell, Brian Moorman, Ryan Neill

Practice Squad (8)
QB Matt Baker, WR Felton Huggins, OG Christian Gaddis, OG Robert Felton, DE Derrick Jones, DT Corey Mace, LB Marcus Buggs, DB Kennard Cox

The Cuts (20) *In order of cuts, from first to last
WR C.J. Hawthorne, S Jon Corto, DT Teraz McCray, P D.J. Fitzpatrick, WR Scott Mayle, RB Bruce Hall, FB Jonathan Evans, WR Jason Jones, TE Tim Massaquoi, OT Patrick Estes, OG Nevin McCaskill, DE Shaun Nua, LB Jon Banks, CB Dustin Fox, DE Copeland Bryan, OT Matt Murphy, TE Courtney Anderson, RB Dwayne Wright, DT Jason Jefferson, QB Gibran Hamdan