It’s been a whirlwind week for general manager Brandon Beane and the Buffalo Bills, who, like their NFL counterparts had to trim down their roster to 53 players by Tuesday afternoon’s deadline.
After making a round of roster cuts and signing 16 players to the team’s practice squad, today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks leads off by hearing from Beane on what went into his decision-making surrounding Buffalo’s roster.
Beane addressed the timeline for future Pro Football Hall of Famer Von Miller returning to the team, the competition to claim the starting middle linebacker job, the signing of offensive tackle Germain Ifedi, and more!
GM Brandon Beane on the state of the Bills roster
During a press conference, Beane discussed some of the difficult decisions he had to make to get Buffalo’s roster down to 53 active players, including the thought process behind trading away 2021 second-round selection Boogie Basham and the decision to keep Miller on the PUP list to start the season.
- Bills GM Brandon Beane dives into Boogie Basham trade, decision to wait on Von Miller - Buffalo News
- Beane says decision to keep Von Miller on PUP list was his - WGR 550
- Top 3 things we learned as GM Brandon Beane addresses the state of the Bills 2023 roster - BuffaloBills.com
WRs Gabe Davis, Stefon Diggs reflect on being captain
Two of Buffalo’s wide receivers — Pro Bowler Stefon Diggs and Gabe Davis — were named as Bills captains for the 2023 NFL season. We hear why Davis is honored to join his veterans as a first-time captain, and why this year’s honor means more for Diggs.
- Davis honored to join veterans as Bills captain for 2023 - WGR 550
- Stefon Diggs - Being Bills captain ‘means more’ this year - ESPN.com Buffalo Bills blog
- Bills practice notes | Gabe Davis on being a captain + Christian Kirksey shares why he fits in Buffalo - BuffaloBills.com
Even more Bills news and notes
Learn how Bills fans can win quarterback Josh Allen’s truck, find out how you can follow along as safety Damar Hamlin surprises his grandmother with a home renovation, discover when Micah Hyde’s annual charity softball game is taking place next year, and more!
- How’d you like to drive Josh Allen’s truck? West Herr is giving it away - Buffalo News
- West Herr giving away Josh Allen’s truck or $100,000 - WGR 550
- Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin to be on CBS’ Secret Celebrity Renovation (How to watch) - newyorkupstate.com
- How Bills fans can watch Damar Hamlin’s Secret Celebrity Renovation - BuffaloBills.com
- Micah Hyde announces 2024 date for annual Charity Softball game - BuffaloBills.com
- Who will be NFL Comeback Player of the Year? Damar Hamlin, 9 others to watch - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Buffalo Bills beat up on Dolphins legend Dan Marino one last time in new Pepsi commercial - newyorkupstate.com
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