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State of the Bills Roster: Depth Chart

As we've progressed through our State of the Bills roster series, breaking down each position in advance of an important off-season for the Buffalo Bills, I've received several requests via email for a running depth chart. That's not a bad idea; hence this post.

After the jump, you'll find a depth chart that essentially outlines everything I've said in the "If I were a betting man" chunk of the series. Basically, it's how I believe the Bills should - and, hopefully, will - project their depth chart heading into the off-season. As you'll see, there are quite a few holes, and this exercise should clearly define the areas that the Bills need to address.

Pos. STARTER Backup Reserve Reserve
WR Josh Reed Steve Johnson Justin Jenkins
LT Demetrius Bell Jamon Meredith
LG Andy Levitre* Kirk Chambers
C Geoff Hangartner*
RG Eric Wood* Richie Incognito
RT Brad Butler* Jonathan Scott
TE Shawn Nelson* Derek Fine Derek Schouman Jonathan Stupar
WR Lee Evans* James Hardy Roscoe Parrish
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick* Trent Edwards Brian Brohm
RB Fred Jackson* Marshawn Lynch*
FB Corey McIntyre
LE Spencer Johnson*
NT Kyle Williams* Lonnie Harvey
RE Marcus Stroud* Ryan Denney
LOLB Aaron Maybin*
LILB Paul Posluszny* Keith Ellison Nic Harris
RILB Kawika Mitchell*
ROLB Aaron Schobel*

LEGEND
Italics = Players that could earn starting spots
Bold = Projected free agent re-signings or tenders
* = Player I consider a mortal lock for the 2010 roster