The Tennessee Titans signed Eric Decker to a one-year deal on Sunday, meaning the last of the solid-but-coming-off-an-injury veteran receivers is now off market.
After missing on Jeremy Maclin, many believed the Buffalo Bills would look into the 30-year-old Decker.
While both Maclin and Decker have had accomplished NFL careers, Buffalo’s many ties to Maclin seemed to be a driving force in its interest in him. Sean McDermott briefly mentioned Decker when asked about him during a media session, but the Bills never seemed to be targeting him whatsoever.
Decker is coming off shoulder and hip injuries that limited him to just three games in 2016. He and his country singer wife, Jesse, already live in Nashville, Tennessee, so the location is perfect for them.
Barring anything unforeseen, the Bills will go into camp with Sammy Watkins, Zay Jones, and Andre Holmes as their top three wideouts with Philly Brown, Walt Powell, Rod Streater, Jeremy Butler, Brandon Tate, Dez Lewis, Rashad Ross, and Brandon Reilly bidding for the No. 4 and No. 5 receiver spots.