The left guard spot seems to be Quinton Spain’s to lose after the first three days of training camp. The Buffalo Bills acquired Spain in free agency from the Tennessee Titans to add depth and competition to what was an abysmal offensive line in 2017. With the competition on the o-line being the talk of camp, it was only a matter of time before someone pulled ahead in the competition and it seems like Spain has made the strongest case so far.
Since day one at St. John Fisher, Spain has taken the majority of reps at first-team left guard. Coming into training camp, left guard has been circled as one of the positions that’s up for grabs on the offensive line. With the first padded practice in the books, Spain performed well only being taken out towards the end of practice for a breather, when Spencer Long and Ty Nsehke came in on the left side. Spain has consistently looked like he could be the physical presence the Bills have been looking for at left guard since the departure of Richie Incognito in 2017.
With Cody Ford still at right tackle and the competition heating up between Jon Feliciano and Spencer Long for the right guard spot, it would seem that the left guard job is Spain’s to lose. If the first three days of camp are an indicator of what’s to come, it doesn’t look like Spain will be going anywhere anytime soon.