During the loss to the Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills starting center Russell Bodine went down with an injury and was quickly ruled out for the remainder of the game. Today, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Bodine went into surgery on his broken fibula.
Sources: #Bills C Russell Bodine is having surgery as we speak on a broken fibula and they are bringing in free agent C Dillon Day. Day was most recently on the #Packers and he worked out for the #Colts last week.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 3, 2018
According to David J. Chao, who was an NFL team doctor for over 17 years, Bodine has an “excellent chance” to be back to 100% for the start of the 2019 season.
Bodine was brought in the offseason from the Cincinnati Bengals after Eric Wood retired and eventually beat out Ryan Groy for the starting center position. With a lot of youth on the offensive line, Bodine’s injury is a blow to the unit as a whole. Groy will likely be the man to step in for Bodine now.
The Bills are bringing in another center, Dillon Day for a workout. Day has spent most of his years in the NFL as a practice squad member after he entered the league in 2015. Day hasn't taken a regular season snap in the NFL.