It happens every year. A veteran finds themselves on the outside looking in each NFL team finalizes its 53-man roster. For the Buffalo Bills, competition is going to be tight to earn a roster spot, and in today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we identify the veterans who could be surprise cuts later this summer.
The group includes defensive ends Mario Addison and Jerry Hughes, wide receivers Cole Beasley and Isaiah McKenzie, linebacker A.J. Klein, and defensive tackle Harrison Phillips.
We also spotlight the running back room, breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of both Devin Singletary and Zack Moss to see who has the best claim to the No. 1 running back job.
We examine why the Bills have one of the best groups of wide receivers in the league, offer up three offensive players who could be poised for a breakthrough season, watch a video that shows how All-Pro quarterback Josh Allen is out to prove 2020 was no fluke, discuss why one national NFL writer tabbed left tackle Dion Dawkins as the Bill most likely to earn his first Pro Bowl nod in 2021, and more!
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Which veterans could be surprise cuts?
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