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Report: Nickell Robey-Coleman benched, Buffalo Bills to start new nickel cornerback vs. Cincinnati Bengals

This is the first official shakeup in Buffalo’s secondary as the team comes out of the bye week on a mission strengthen its defense.

At the start of the week, Rex Ryan mentioned there was a real possibility personnel changes could on the horizon for the Bills, most namely at cornerback after consecutive poor showings from the secondary.

On the subject of Buffalo’s defensive backs, Nickell Robey-Coleman reportedly told ESPN’s Mike Rodak that he's been benched in favor of rookie Kevon Seymour.

Robey-Coleman enjoyed a strong start to the season and has one interception, two defensive touchdowns and four pass breakups on the year. But he surrendered long touchdowns in Week 8 against the Patriots and in Week 9 against the Seahawks. Robey-Coleman was also hit with a big pass interference call on Doug Baldwin.

The shakeup in the secondary was needed, and Rex isn’t shying away from it.