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Kroy Biermann, Dez Lewis part of Bills’ cutdown to 53

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The Buffalo Bills final cuts are in.

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On Tuesday, the Bills were forced to trim their roster from 90 to 75 players. Now comes the second round of cuts, as each team has to have a maximum roster size of 53 players by tomorrow afternoon.

The Bills, having just finished their preseason with a 31-0 clunker at Detroit, decided not to wait until the last minute to announce their cuts like they did a few days ago.

Here’s the list of players who (probably) played their last game with the Bills yesterday, as they were a part of Buffalo’s final cutdown of the summer:

TE Blake Annen

LB Kroy Biermann

WR Jarrett Boykin

CB Mario Butler

WR Kain Colter

DT Brandon Deaderick

DE Lavar Edwards

FB Jerome Felton

RB Boom Herron

LB Randell Johnson

LB Manny Lawson

WR Dez Lewis

T Marquis Lucas

T Chris Martin

CB Sterling Moore

G Cyril Richardson

CB Sammy Seamster

DE Max Valles

C Fernando Velasco

DT Casey Walker

RB James Wilder Jr.

We’ve touched on a few of the releases that came to light earlier today. One of the bigger ones that came out with the full list was Biermann, the eight-year veteran and reality TV star. He figured to be a rotational player as a pass rusher, but he didn’t really stand out in either of his preseason games. The emergence of UDFA Bryson Albright made him expendable.

The wide receiver battle has reached its conclusion as well, with Walt Powell earning the final spot on the depth chart. As it stands, the team has five receivers, although adding a castoff from another team is certainly a possibility. Lewis still has practice squad eligibility.

The release of Annen likely means that Nick O’Leary’s strong performance against Detroit earned him a roster spot, although the coaching staff thought enough of him to call him up from the practice squad last season. As it stands, O’Leary and Charles Clay are the only proper tight ends on the 53, although Glenn Gronkowski figures to flex out a bit and block the edge when he’s on the field.

None of the offensive linemen did themselves any favors with yesterday’s performance. Martin, in particular, had about as bad of a game as a lineman could have. Doug Whaley will probably have his eye on some veteran help after tomorrow afternoon; Patrick Lewis probably won’t be alone when it comes to waiver-wire pickups along the OL.

So, what do you think, Bills fans? Any big surprises, either among the cuts or remaining on the roster? Any position you think still needs to be addressed? Let us know below.