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Buffalo Bills 53-man roster projection, post-2016 NFL Draft

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It's way too early to do one of these, but heck, let's do one anyway

The 2016 NFL Draft is still looming large in the rearview mirror, and the Buffalo Bills are still in the process of signing undrafted free agents and making final tweaks to their training camp roster, but there's no time like the present to crack out our first 53-man roster projection of the new year, right?

This exercise is not, of course, meant to be predictive; it's merely a way for us to start thinking about the roster as a whole as the final flurry of player-acquisition activity draws to a close. As is typically the case, the Bills have a lot of interesting competitions coming up for roster spots - the wide receiver battle, in particular, should be fascinating (and you'll note the absence of Marcus Easley below; he may start the year on PUP due to his knee injury) - and the race for the final 53 should be a contentious one.

We'd be very interested to see your own, entirely-too-early 53-man projections in the comments section below.

Pos. # Starter # Backup # Reserve
WR 10 Robert Woods 11 Greg Salas
LT 77 Cordy Glenn 66 Seantrel Henderson
LG 64 Richie Incognito 72 Ryan Groy
C 70 Eric Wood 61 Fernando Velasco
RG 76 John Miller
RT 79 Jordan Mills 71 Cyrus Kouandjio
TE 85 Charles Clay 82 Jim Dray 89
Chris Gragg
WR 14 Sammy Watkins 80 Leonard Hankerson Kolby Listenbee
QB 5 Tyrod Taylor 3 EJ Manuel Cardale Jones
FB 42 Jerome Felton
RB 25 LeSean McCoy 29 Karlos Williams 35

Mike Gillislee
Jonathan Williams
Pos. # Starter # Backup # Reserve
ER 55 Jerry Hughes 91 Manny Lawson
DL 99 Marcell Dareus Adolphus Washington T.J. Barnes
DL 95 Kyle Williams 97 Corbin Bryant
ER 90 Shaq Lawson 75 IK Enemkpali 57 Lorenzo Alexander
MB 52 Preston Brown 51 Kevin Reddick
WB Reggie Ragland 53 Zach Brown
CB 28 Ronald Darby 30 Corey White
SB 37 Nickell Robey 41 Sterling Moore
S 23 Aaron Williams 27 Duke Williams
S 20 Corey Graham 26 Robert Blanton 33 Colt Anderson
CB 24 Stephon Gilmore 39 Mario Butler
Pos. # Starter # Backup # Reserve
K 2 Dan Carpenter
P 6 Colton Schmidt
LS 65 Garrison Sanborn