Holmes, who was already coming off a strong set of OTAs, continued to impress the coaching staff at last week's minicamp, The Buffalo News reports. "I'll tell you the guy that's really stood out has been Andre," coach Sean McDermott said. "He's done a phenomenal job, not only on offense, but also special teams. Very solid performer day to day, consistent and just really - that's been a nice pickup for us so far and I really appreciate his leadership."

It looks like it's going to be Holmes and rookie Zay Jones battling it out for the No. 2 spot next to Sammy Watkins. Jones offers more upside, but some seem to be expecting a bit much immediately from a rookie that already sustained an injury this spring and that's never played an NFL down. Holmes doesn't exactly have an eye-popping resume, but he did occasionally produce some meaningful numbers with the Raiders (he posted a 47/693/4 line in 2016). Furthermore, at 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds, he offers the best size of any Bills receiver in line to receive regular playing time.

More News
CBS Sports Store
NFL Cold Weather Gear
Our Latest Stories