The Buffalo Bills begin training camp in less than three weeks at St. John Fisher University in suburban Rochester, NY. While many of the starting roles have been figured out, there remain a few areas open to competition.
In today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks, we discuss two of the biggest training camp battles: who will emerge as the starting outside cornerback opposite Tre’Davious White, and who will claim the starting slot wide receiver role?
Training camp battles to watch: No. 2 CB, slot WR
It’s been an annual training-camp exercise: who will step up and win the No. 2 cornerback role opposite All-Pro Tre’Davious White? This year’s crop of candidates includes veteran Dane Jackson and two promising second-year options in Kaiir Elam and Christian Benford. Plus, sorting through the slot wideout candidates to examine who will emerge from that camp battle among Deonte Harty, Trent Sherfield, Khalil Shakir, and Dalton Kincaid, and exploring whether Gabe Davis remains in Buffalo’s long-term plans.
- Bills training camp questions: Who should be considered the favorite to be No. 2 cornerback? - Buffalo News
- Bills training camp questions: Who emerges at critical slot wide receiver position? - Buffalo News
- Bills training camp preview: Is Gabe Davis in Buffalo’s long-term plans? - The Athletic (subscription required)
Which Bills need to step up their game
The Bills once again harbor Super Bowl dreams, but to win the franchise’s first championship, Buffalo is going to need to get elevated play from many of its players, not just quarterback Josh Allen, wide receiver Stefon Diggs, and edge rusher Von Miller. Who will step up, elevate their game and help the Bills play at a high level in 2023?
- Which Players Need To Step Up in 2023 - BuffaloBills.com
- Buffalo Bills Super Bowl ‘Key’: Von Miller Return Biggest Concern? - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News, Analysis and More
Bills’ jerseys experience some changes
The Bills will be among the teams switching to the Nike Vapor F.U.S.E. uniform for the 2023 season, with the biggest difference being in the collar. According to Uni Watch, this will be the fifth collar/striping treatment the Bills have had since switching to their current uniform set.
- Buffalo Bills’ jerseys get some tweaks with new Nike template - Buffalo News
- Buffalo First LOOK: Bills Sport New Nike Uniform Changes! (Sort Of) - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News, Analysis and More
Even more Bills news and notes
Looking at the moves two of Buffalo’s AFC East rivals — the New York Jets and New England Patriots — have made this offseason as they try to dethrone the Bills. Plus, what Bills fans can expect when the talented safety duo of Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer return to action this fall, a former Pro Bowler shares how his team tried to slow down Josh Allen and Buffalo’s offense, and more!
- AFC East preview: Jets have done everything possible to make Aaron Rodgers feel at home - Buffalo News
- AFC East preview: Did the New England Patriots do enough this offseason? - Buffalo News
- Coming This Fall: Jordan Poyer & Micah Hyde - BuffaloBills.com
- How do teams game plan for Buffalo Bills’ Josh Allen? Former Pro Bowl player reveals his team’s keys - newyorkupstate.com
- Joe Burrow’s contract, Jimmy Garoppolo’s foot and one summer concern for all 32 NFL teams - The Athletic (subscription required)
- NY reveals new license plates for Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, Buffalo Bills, more - newyorkupstate.com
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