The Buffalo Bills have major question marks at right tackle entering the 2016 season, and while general manager Doug Whaley sounds prepared to sort through those questions during a training camp competition this summer, it also sounds like Seantrel Henderson is going to be a part of said competition.
Henderson, you'll recall, was reportedly diagnosed with Crohn's disease during the course of the 2015 season, and ended up dropping 20 pounds and being hospitalized due to the condition. He missed the final five games of the regular season because of this, and there were legitimate concerns that Henderson may not be ready to return in time for training camp this summer.
Whaley, however, said during a WGR 550 interview on Thursday that the Bills have recently received "positive news" on Henderson's prognosis, indicating that while his status for training camp may still be up in the air, the third-year tackle is moving in the right direction.
Good to hear Doug Whaley say the team has received "positive news" about RT Seantrel Henderson's health. Both for Seantrel and the team.— Sal Capaccio (@SalSports) March 3, 2016
As the roster stands today, the Bills' other two options at right tackle next season are third-year pro Cyrus Kouandjio, the former second-round pick who has yet to break into the lineup for more than brief stretches and may have chronic knee problems, and waiver-wire pickup Jordan Mills, who is a restricted free agent.