The rules of NFL roster cuts dictate that all 32 teams be down to 80 players on Tuesday, August 30. The Buffalo Bills got a jump on that process by releasing six players on Sunday; the team now has 81 players under contract, and will need to release just one more player by Tuesday afternoon.
The list of today's cuts includes veteran receiver Paul Hubbard, who caught three passes for 39 yards in last night's pre-season victory over Jacksonville. That haul included a game-tying touchdown and two-point conversion near the end of regulation. Hubbard, who was arrested for DUI earlier this off-season, was let go in favor of newer signings like Buster Davis and Ruvell Martin.
Also released: running back Anthony Elzy (who looked strong in two straight contests), guard Isaiah Thompson, cornerback Loyce Means, safety Rajric Coleman and punter Reid Forrest.
As previously stated, one more release must take place by Tuesday, and then the full cut-down to 53 players will take place later this week.