One of the more intriguing position battles on the field for the Buffalo Bills the past few weeks has been at right cornerback. After Ronald Darby was shipped off via trade a few weeks ago, it’s been a constantly changing face working with the first-team on the right side of the field while rookie Tre’Davious White has locked down the starting left cornerback role.
At his Wednesday press conference, defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier noted that the Bills will switch three players in and out with the first team defense during the upcoming game against the Baltimore Ravens. He plans to mix in Kevon Seymour, Shareece Wright and newly acquired E.J. Gaines with the starters. Frazier said their work in the game will hopefully make it clear to the coaching staff who the starting cornerback should be on the right side.
“We hope to come out of this ball game on Saturday with some confirmation on where we’re going at that right corner spot,” Frazier said. “Those guys will all get some snaps, we’ll try to get them against good competition, so we can make a good evaluation.”
As the third preseason game is typically seen as the dress rehearsal for the regular season, it’s not ideal for teams to still have a question mark anywhere on their depth chart. Giving all three playing time with the ones should give the staff enough to evaluate and announce a starter for the regular season opener against the New York Jets.