The Buffalo Bills declared wideouts Mike Williams and Marcus Easley (knee), cornerback Ron Brooks (groin), linebacker Randell Johnson , running back Phillip Tanner , guard Cyril Richardson and safety Jerome Couplin inactive for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.
Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone is exploring the option of making a change to the starting offensive line in an effort to improve the struggling unit, and inserting Kraig Urbik into the lineup ahead of rookie Cyril Richardson is the most likely move, BuffaloBills.com reports.
"He’s got to be ready to step up and go," Marrone said of Urbik. "If he gets the call on Sunday I’m sure he’ll be ready to go."
The Bills have surrendered 13 sacks in their last three games, and the line faces a tough test against the Jets in Week 8.
Buffalo Bills guard Cyril Richardson will draw the first start of his career at left guard in Sunday's Week 4 matchup with the Texans.
With Chris Williams (back) inactive, Richardson is on the active roster for the first time this season and will draw the start in Williams' place. Richardson was a fifth-round pick in this year's draft and could be auditioning for a permanent starting role.
Linebacker Keith Rivers (groin) headlines the Buffalo Bills ' inactive list for Week 3 against the Chargers. Joining him on the sidelines are linebacker Randell Johnson , defensive back Ross Cockrell , tight end Chris Gragg , running back Bryce Brown , and offensive linemen Cyril Richardson and Cyrus Kouandjio .
The Buffalo Bills seven-player inactive list for Week 2 is as follows: defensive backs Ross Cockrell and Jonathan Meeks , running back Bryce Brown , linebacker Keith Rivers , tight end Lee Smith , and offensive linemen Cyril Richardson and Cyrus Kouandijo.