The Buffalo Bills have gone through their fair share of guards during general manager Brandon Beane’s tenure. The 2021 season was no different, as Buffalo started five different guards: Ryan Bates, Ike Boettger, Jon Feliciano, Cody Ford, and Daryl Williams.
With more roster turnover possible among Buffalo’s interior offensive linemen, today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by examining the state of Buffalo’s guards heading into the offseason.
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- Opinion: What I think the Bills should do at interior offensive line this offseason - Buffalo Rumblings
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- Salary cap: Restructure, not release, is most likely for Daryl Williams - Buffalo Rumblings
- All-22 year in review: Buffalo Bills G Ryan Bates - Buffalo Rumblings
- 2022 NFL salary cap: What will Ryan Bates command on the open market? - Buffalo Rumblings
- Ike Boettger’s 2021 RFA tag gives insight to Ryan Bates in 2022 - Buffalo Rumblings
- All-22 year in review: Buffalo Bills G Jon Feliciano - Buffalo Rumblings
- Salary cap ramifications of cutting Jon Feliciano - Buffalo Rumblings
- Cash-saving contract restructures that could save the Bills cap space in 2022 - Buffalo Rumblings
- All-22 year in review: Buffalo Bills G Cody Ford - Buffalo Rumblings
- Free-agent offensive guards for the Buffalo Bills to sign - Buffalo Rumblings
- 2022 NFL Draft: Solidifying the offensive line - Buffalo Rumblings
- BBR: Isaiah McKenzie contract projections vary greatly - Buffalo Rumblings
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Bills, Siran Neal agree on three-year extension
On Wednesday, the Bills and defensive back/special teams standout Siran Neal came to terms on a three-year contract extension, a deal that will reportedly make Neal the highest-paid special teams player in NFL, worth $10.9 million.
- Buffalo Bills ink special teams ace Siran Neal to new 3-year contract - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills sign Siran Neal to three-year contract extension - WGR 550
- Bills re-sign Siran Neal, making him one of highest-paid special teams players - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills agree to terms with Siran Neal on a three-year contract extension - BuffaloBills.com
- Buffalo Bills, CB Siran Neal agree to three-year deal | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Sizing up Buffalo’s needs this offseason
Like all NFL teams, the Bills have their share of needs this offseason, including bringing in speed to the wide receiver room, shoring up the offensive and defensive lines, adding cornerback depth, and figuring out the backup quarterback situation. Linked below are Buffalo’s potential offseason plans, thoughts on free agents the Bills should go after, a dive into whether or not Devin Singletary should enter 2022 as Buffalo’s primary lead running back, discussion centered on what the Bills should do about their offensive line, and the case for re-signing defensive tackle Harrison Phillips.
- Buffalo Bills NFL offseason preview: Priority remains building around Josh Allen - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
- Maiorana: 6 players the Buffalo Bills should target in free agency - Democrat & Chronicle
- 8 big questions facing Buffalo Bills in 2022 offseason - newyorkupstate.com
- Did Devin Singletary do enough to come back as the Buffalo Bills’ No. 1 RB? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Protecting Josh Allen is key, but will the Bills run their late-season offensive line back in 2022? – The Athletic (subscription required).
- Why re-signing Harrison Phillips needs to be a priority as the Bills face decisions at defensive tackle – The Athletic (subscription required).
- Is Bills’ Josh Allen recruiting top free agent WR on vacation? - newyorkupstate.com
State of Buffalo’s wide receivers
For the fifth consecutive offseason, Buffalo’s wide receiver room could experience major turnover, with Emmanuel Sanders, Isaiah McKenzie and Jake Kumerow unrestricted free agents. These pieces take a look at Buffalo’s wideouts, explore whether Gabriel Davis should be the team’s No. 2 WR, and examine whether slot receiver Cole Beasley should come back in 2022.
- Capaccio: 2022 State of the Bills: Wide Receiver - Part 1 - WGR 550
- Capaccio: 2022 State of the Bills: Wide Receiver - Part 2 - WGR 550
- Does Gabriel Davis have vise grip on starting job as Bills’ No. 2 wide receiver? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Is Cole Beasley important enough to Bills to bring back for 2022? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Odds and ends
A report has the Bills opening the 2022 season against the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams, plus find out more about the return of safety Micah Hyde’s charity softball game, hear from NFL executives on why Mitchell Trubisky has a “real opportunity” to start next year, and more!
- Signs pointing towards Bills-Rams season opener in L.A.? - WGR 550
- Micah Hyde Charity Softball Game returns on May 15 - WGR 550
- Bills safety Micah Hyde’s charity softball game returns to Sahlen Field in May | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Execs think Trubisky has ‘real opportunity’ to start in 2022 - WGR 550
- Bills adding college aide to defensive coaching staff | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com