Graham said that he and the team have discussed the move all offseason and decided to give the position change a try on Tuesday when the team held its first workout of OTAs.
"He’s got that unique ability where he can do both things," coach Rex Ryan said. "So let’s see what we have out there. And this is no slam on Duke or on Rambo or on Meeks or any of those guys, but this is us doing what’s best for the team. And if that means we feel good about [Graham] playing safety, then that’s where he’ll be."
Graham is enthusiastic about playing the safety position full-time.
"I want to try to really learn it and see where it goes, see how much my grasp is, see how I’m playing at it, see where it can take me," he said. "I look forward to it. It’s a challenge for me, but I’m actually very excited about it."
Graham recorded 84 total tackles last season, his first in Buffalo, while intercepting two passes.
Graham racked up 10 tackles to finish second on the team, including seven solo stops. He now has 13 tackles through the first two games of the season, to go along with six pass defenses and one interception.
Even with Stephon Gilmore sidelined, the Bills got fine cornerback play in the win, with
Graham spent his first five seasons with the Bears before playing with the Ravens the last two years. He graded out as league average in coverage last season, per Pro Football Focus.
None of those listed as injured for the
The inactives are cornerbacks
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