Buffalo Bills

Stadium: New Era Field | Coach: Sean McDermott
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense16th164.4 (1st)189.8 (30th)
Defense19th133.1 (29th)223.9 (6th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
57Alexander, Lorenzo OLB6-12455/31/198311California
33Anderson, Colt (FA) DB5-1019510/25/19858Montana
86Annen, Blake TE6-42475/28/19913Cincinnati
 Banyard, Joe RB5-1022311/12/19884Texas-El Paso
 Bradford, Carl LB6-12488/15/19923Arizona State
 Brown, Corey WR5-1119012/16/19914Ohio State
52Brown, Preston ILB6-125110/27/19924Louisville
38Brown, Sergio (FA) DB6-22075/22/19888Notre Dame
97Bryant, Corbin (FA) NT6-43001/4/19885Northwestern
22Bush, Reggie (FA) RB6-02053/2/198512USC
 Butler, Jeremy WR6-22134/22/19914Tennessee-Martin
2Carpenter, Dan (FA) K6-222811/25/198510Montana
85Clay, Charles TE6-32552/13/19897Tulsa
 Coleman, Deandre DT6-53411/27/19911California
 Crichton, Scott (FA) DE6-327310/30/19914Oregon State
 Cromartie, Marcus (FA) DB6-019512/3/19904Wisconsin
 Croom, Jason TE6-52232/28/1994RTennessee
28Darby, Ronald CB5-111931/2/19943Florida State
99Dareus, Marcell NT6-33313/13/19907Alabama
 Davis, Ryan DE6-22752/24/19895Bethune-Cookman
 Dawkins, Dion G6-43174/26/1994RTemple
 DiMarco, Patrick RB6-12344/30/19896South Carolina
91Douzable, Leger (FA) DE6-42845/31/19868Central Florida
31Dowling, Jonathan DB6-319012/8/19913Western Kentucky
 Ducasse, Vladimir T6-532510/15/19878Massachusetts
81Easley, Marcus (FA) WR6-221711/2/19876Connecticut
 Elston, Trae DB5-111762/16/19941Mississippi
75Enemkpali, IK DE6-12617/3/19914Louisiana Tech
42Felton, Jerome (FA) FB6-02487/3/198610Furman
 Ferguson, Reid LS6-22443/24/19941Louisiana State
 Gaines, Charles CB5-1018010/3/19922Louisville
37Gary, Shamiel SAF6-02175/31/19902Oklahoma State
77Glenn, Cordy T6-63459/18/19896Georgia
89Gragg, Chris (FA) TE6-32446/30/19905Arkansas
20Graham, Corey (FA) FS6-01967/25/198511New Hampshire
72Groy, Ryan C6-53209/30/19904Wisconsin
 Harrell, Anthony LB6-22373/15/1993RFlorida
11Harvin, Percy (FA) WR5-111845/28/19888Florida
 Hauschka, Steven K6-42106/29/198510North Carolina State
66Henderson, Seantrel T6-73311/21/19924Miami (Fla.)
 Holmes, Andre WR6-42106/16/19886Hillsdale
55Hughes, Jerry OLB6-22548/13/19888Texas Christian
50Humber, Ramon (FA) LB5-112328/10/19879North Dakota State
 Hyde, Micah SS6-019712/31/19905Iowa
32Ihedigbo, James (FA) SS6-121412/3/198310Massachusetts
64Incognito, Richie G6-33197/5/198311Nebraska
 James, Charles DB5-91855/14/19904Charleston Southern
 Jefferson, Cameron T6-53175/2/19921Arkansas
 Johnson, Leonard DB5-102003/30/19906Iowa State
 Johnson, Jordan RB6-0220//RBuffalo
7Jones, Cardale QB6-52509/29/19922Ohio State
 Jones, Zay WR6-22023/30/1995REast Carolina
71Kouandjio, Cyrus T6-73227/21/19934Alabama
90Lawson, Shaq DE6-32706/17/19942Clemson
 Lewis, Dezmin WR6-421412/5/19921Central Arkansas
67Lewis, Patrick C6-13111/30/19915Texas A&M
 Lewis, Marquavius DT6-327010/11/1992RSouth Carolina
 Lindsey, Jacob LB6-2220//RHarvard
18Listenbee, Kolby WR6-11831/25/19941Texas Christian
 Logan, Abner LB6-1235//RAlbany
25McCoy, LeSean RB5-112087/12/19889Pittsburgh
36Meeks, Jonathan (FA) DB6-020911/8/19894Clemson
 Metz, Jake DE6-72653/16/1991RShippensburg
 Milano, Matt OLB6-1221//RBoston College
76Miller, John G6-23038/12/19933Louisville
79Mills, Jordan T6-531612/24/19905Louisiana Tech
 Mudge, Jordan G6-43008/8/1989RNevada
 O'Leary, Nick TE6-32528/31/19922Florida State
 O'Neal, Cedric RB5-102151/29/19941Valdosta State
74Ola, Michael T6-53124/19/19884Hampton
 Peterman, Nathan QB6-32255/4/1994RPittsburgh
 Powell, Joe DB6-22052/25/19941Globe Tech NY (J.C.)
19Powell, Walt WR6-018911/23/19913Murray State
 Poyer, Jordan FS6-01914/25/19915Oregon State
 Pyke, Greg G6-63266/4/1993RGeorgia
59Ragland, Reggie ILB6-22529/23/19932Alabama
 Rehkow, Austin P6-32143/17/1995RIdaho
 Reilly, Brandon WR6-11819/24/1993RNebraska
 Sanders, B.T. DB6-91956/28/1995RNicholls State
 Sayles, Marcus CB5-1017710/1/1994RWest Georgia
6Schmidt, Colton P5-1122410/27/19904California-Davis
 Seau, Ian DE6-225612/4/1992RNevada
29Seymour, Kevon CB6-018511/30/19932USC
 Shorts, Daikiel WR6-0201//RWest Virginia
 Spikes, Brandon (FA) LB6-22559/3/19877Florida
 Sylve, Bradley DB5-11170//RAlabama
15Tate, Brandon WR6-119510/5/19879North Carolina
5Taylor, Tyrod QB6-12158/3/19897Virginia Tech
82Thomas, Logan QB6-62507/1/19912Virginia Tech
 Tolbert, Mike FB5-925011/23/198510Coastal Carolina
 Towbridge, Keith TE6-52625/21/1995RLouisville
 Vallejo, Tanner LB6-1228//RBoise State
 Valles, Max DE6-42508/5/19941Virginia
 Voytek, Zach G6-5305//RNew Haven
92Washington, Adolphus DE6-429511/24/19942Ohio State
14Watkins, Sammy WR6-12116/14/19934Clemson
30White, Corey (FA) SS6-12105/9/19906Samford
 White, Tre'Davious CB6-01971/16/1995RLouisiana State
23Williams, Aaron (FA) SS6-01994/23/19907Texas
 Williams, Nigel DT6-228212/20/1993RVirginia Tech
95Williams, Kyle DE6-13036/10/198312Louisiana State
31Williams, Jonathan RB5-112232/2/19942Arkansas
70Wood, Eric C6-43103/18/19869Louisville
 Woodrum, Josh QB6-223611/7/19921Liberty
94Worthy, Jerel DT6-23084/28/19904Michigan State
 Wright, Shareece DB5-111844/8/19877USC
 Yarbrough, Eddie DE6-32594/24/1993RWyoming
 Yates, T.J. QB6-42175/28/19876North Carolina
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Buffalo6-5318.46-3283.325.52133
 
 
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Position Listing
Michael Ola
No Updates
Dezmin Lewis
News
Lewis was brought up from the practice squad Tuesday.

Lewis was thought to have a good chance at the No. 3 receiver role this summer, but his progress plateaued and he didn't even make the team. He's tall and athletic, but the Bills found one of those guys elsewhere in Justin Hunter, so Lewis will serve as depth for an injury-depleted receiving corps, at least until he can turn some heads again.

Austin Rehkow
No Updates
Cardale Jones
News
The Bills drafted Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman in the fifth round of this weekend's draft, setting the stage for some competition with Jones and Josh Woodrum for the No. 3 job.

Veteran T.J. Yates is expected to get the No. 2 role behind Tyrod Taylor, though we suppose if both Jones and Peterman make great strides this summer that could change things up. As it stands now, the second-year Jones and the rookie Peterman appear to have a full-out competition ahead of them to make the team. The practice squad is an option, though given the upside of each QB it's more likely another team would snap them up.

Max Valles
News
Guard/center Jon Feliciano, a fourth-rounder who is set to battle for a starting job, and sixth-round defensive end Max Valles have signed their rookie contracts, the Raiders have announced.

Valles recorded 78 tackles and 13 sacks over two seasons at Virginia.

Aaron Williams
News
Williams (neck) has been released by the Bills, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

The Bills are revamping their secondary with a new coaching staff in town, while Williams doesn't know if he can continue with his career following several scary neck injuries that have kept him out of 22 games over the last two seasons. With Stephon Gilmore signing with New England, the Bills will likely take secondary player with one of their first two draft picks, with receiver being the other glaring need.

Injury
Neck - Questionable for the start of training camp
Marcell Dareus
News
Dareus (abdomen) is active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Dareus was considered questionable coming into Sunday, but head coach Rex Ryan's comments throughout the week gave the indication that Dareus would be available for Week 13. Look for him to assume his normal position at defensive tackle for the Bills.

Vladimir Ducasse
No Updates
Reggie Ragland
News
Ragland, who missed his entire rookie campaign due to an ACL injury, has been cleared to participate in individual position drills during OTA practices, BuffaloBills.com reports.

Ragland should be close to 100 percent by the time summer training camp rolls around. The new coaching staff speaks highly of him, and it should be a pretty intense competition between Ragland and Preston Brown for the starting middle linebacker job. It's worth noting that both players are more skilled than most of the other linebackers on the outside, so the loser of the battle is likely to have a starting spot elsewhere -- just not one that will generate the same tackle totals.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Zach Voytek
No Updates
Brandon Spikes
News
Spikes was held out of Wednesday's practice due to illness, BuffaloBills.com reports.

Spikes has just a single tackle over the four games he's been active this season. While he's a good source of leadership for the Bills, his IDP days are long gone.

Keith Towbridge
No Updates
Daikiel Shorts
No Updates
IK Enemkpali
News
Enemkpali (knee) will become a free agent March 9, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

Enemkpali spent the entirety of last season on injured reserve due to a torn ACL suffered in the preseason. In his only other season with Buffalo, Enemkpali recorded 13 combined tackles in 11 games. He will test the free agent market and look to make another 53-man roster come September.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Leonard Johnson
News
Johnson signed a contract with the Bills on Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

This signing makes sense, considering that Johnson that was a member of new Bills head coach Sean McDermott's defense last season, when McDermott was the defensive coordinator for the Panthers. Now in Buffalo, the six-year veteran will likely compete for a prominent role in a Bills secondary that needs to replace the departed Stephon Gilmore.

Ramon Humber
News
Humber re-signed with the Bills on Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

Humber played 16 games with the Bills in 2016, mostly on special teams, where he recorded 12 of his 16 total tackles. He will look to continue in that role in the coming season but could be promoted to a defensive role if Buffalo ends up hobbled by injuries.

Joe Powell
No Updates
Matt Milano
News
The Bills selected Milano in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 163rd overall.

Built more like a safety than a linebacker at 6-feet, 223 pounds, Milano was a disruptive player at Boston College but generally has the look of a special teams type in the NFL.

T.J. Yates
News
Yates signed with the Bills on Monday.

Yates' deal in Buffalo comes after he visited with the team Friday, setting the stage for him to come on board. Although Yates didn't appear in a game last season, he has featured on 18 occasions since entering the league in 2011. At 29 years old, he'll provide the Bills with a veteran presence behind starter Tyrod Taylor and rising second-year pro Cardale Jones.

Jerel Worthy
News
Worthy (shoulder) was not on the Bills' Wednesday injury report.

Worthy was unable to play in Week 16 due to a shoulder injury, but the issue appears to have settled as he's projected to play Sunday against the Jets.

Nigel Williams
No Updates
Zay Jones
News
Jones is dealing with a knee injury and will be considered week-to-week, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Jones, who was drafted in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, will miss the Bills' first organized team activity on Thursday as a result of the knee injury. The East Carolina product is slated to rehab throughout the upcoming week with an opportunity to return at next Thursday's OTA. Jones is projected to beat out Andre Holmes and Philly Brown for the No. 2 receiver spot across from Sammy Watkins (foot), but his first priority will be returning to full health prior to the Bills' mandatory minicamp in June.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Corey Brown
News
Brown, signed in March to help the Bills rebuild their depleted receiving corps, will face added competition after the team drafted Zay Jones in the second round last weekend.

The Bills traded up to get the rookie from East Carolina, and the talk already has him getting a fair shake at the vacant No. 2 position. Of course, Brown offers more experience than Jones, though he's only produced between 21 and 31 catches over his three pro seasons. That said, rookies have struggled to quickly grasp the pro game before, so consider this an open three-way battle for now, with Andre Holmes also in the running. Truthfully, because Brown is so small and has the ability to help out more in the return game or on change-it-up run plays, we have to list him fourth on the current WR depth chart.

Preston Brown
News
Brown is expected to compete with second-year man Reggie Ragland for the starting middle linebacker spot, BuffaloBills.com reports.

This is a little surprising considering Brown's registered 109 or more tackles in his three-year pro career, though new coach Sean McDermott -- who has a defensive background -- has been pumping up Ragland's potential since he got into town. Considering Ragland was hurt all last season and has yet to play an NFL down, him usurping Brown is still far from a sure thing. The good news is that the loser of the likely battle still gets a starting job on the outside in McDermott's new defense. But given that it's a 3-4 and based on what Luke Kuechley did for him in Carolina, the middle is where the value's going to lie in terms of stats production.

Dan Carpenter
News
Carpenter was released from the Bills on Monday.

Carpenter was 19 for 25 on field goals and 40 for 45 on extra points in 2016. His release leaves the Bills without a kicker currently on the team. Carpenter is free to sign with any team.

Jason Croom
No Updates
Marcus Easley
News
Easley (knee) was released by the Bills on Wednesday.

Easley never saw the field in 2016 as he recovered from knee surgery. The wideout had just three receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown in his six seasons with the Bills. He's now an unrestricted free agent, but it's unclear how his surgically repaired knee is doing, which could cause teams to take caution when considering signing him.

Injury
Kneecap - Questionable for the start of training camp
Deandre Coleman
News
The Dolphins listed the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the Jets: Rishard Matthews, Walt Aikens, Dallas Thomas, Matt Hazel, LaMichael James, Deandre Coleman and Sam Brenner.
Ryan Davis
News
Davis (knee) signed with the Bills on Monday.

Davis posted merely four tackles in nine games for the Cowboys last season, but the 28-year-old fits Buffalo's need for a 4-3 defensive end capable of providing depth up front.

Blake Annen
News
Annen (neck) has passed through waivers and has landed on the Bills' injured reserve list, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

Annen had a shot at the final tight end spot, but both the injury and a late surge by Nick O'Leary ended up costing him.

Injury
Neck - Questionable for the start of training camp
Marcus Sayles
No Updates
Ronald Darby
News
Darby (concussion) was a full participant in practice Thursday.

After clearing concussion protocol early in the week, Darby practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday. His full participation Thursday means he'll be ready to go for Sunday's tilt with the Steelers. Nickell Robey-Coleman could see expanded reps should Darby be limited at any point during the game.

Eric Wood
News
Wood (leg) is not participating in the Bills' first organized team activity on Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Wood is still in the rehab process stemming from a broken leg, which he sustained in Week 9 of the 2016 season before eventually being placed on IR. He's expected to start at center upon his return, but Patrick Lewis could see additional run at the position in the meantime.

Injury
Leg - Questionable for the start of training camp
Tyrod Taylor
News
Both general manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott have given Taylor lukewarm endorsements in recent weeks, praising the quarterback in some talk while saying while also mentioning that quarterback will be a constant competition, The Buffalo News reports.

Don't read too much into this thinking Taylor might not be the starter come Week 1 -- only injury would prevent something of that magnitude. But it took awhile this offseason for the team to commit to Taylor, and that's still thought to be only a short-term strategy until he proves himself further, especially with two first-rounders ahead in 2018. Those who draft Taylor will have to hope he plays well early on in the season, or he runs the risked of being subbed out later in the season if the Bills -- a team with talent but also with a difficult 2017 schedule while going through a bit of a rebuild -- end up falling out of the playoff chase.

Kolby Listenbee
News
Listenbee, who underwent three different surgeries in 2016 for hernia/pelvis issues, was unable to participate during rookie minicamp Friday.

Listenbee was picked in the sixth round of the 2016 draft but didn't play a down last season. There are a few spots open in the receiving corps this time around, but the speedster has to get healthy first. We'll also note there's a whole new regime in town, one that didn't have anything to do with his selection. We'll see if he can start participating to some degree in an attempt to make an impression.

Injury
Pelvis - Questionable for the start of training camp
Abner Logan
No Updates
Marcus Cromartie
News
Cromartie was released by the Bills on Thursday, Aaron Wilson of The National Football Post reports.

Cromartie's release comes just over a month after he was signed by the Bills. He's appeared in 21 games with the 49ers over the first three years of his career, recording 21 tackles and three passes defensed in that span. He'll look to hold on to a spot as a depth secondary and special teams player with another team in 2017.

Brandon Tate
News
Tate re-signed with the Bills on Monday, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

The Bills have brought in a whole host of depth wideouts over the last week, but Tate has better special teams skills than all of them, which will likely be his ticket to making the final roster. Tate had the NFL's sixth-best kickoff return average among qualifiers in 2016 with 22.83 yards per return and was fifth best in punt returns at 11.58, so it's not hard to figure out where his value lies. Even with a new coaching staff in town, the team didn't want to let him get away.

Charles Gaines
News
Brown was waived by the Browns on Friday, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.

The 2015 sixth-round draft pick was fourth on the team's depth chart at the left corner back position, so he figured to have a long shot at making the final roster. Gaines started four games for the Browns last season.

Steven Hauschka
News
Hauschka will sign with the Bills, ESPN.com reports.

Per the report, Hauschka's deal with Buffalo will run four years at a cost of $12.4 million. The former Seahawk is thus in line to replace Dan Carpenter, who the Bills let go Tuesday. Hauschka had issues on extra-point attempts over the past two seasons, missing 10 of his 79 attempts, but at the same time, he brings a career 87.2 percent success rate on field-goal attempts to the table and can also handle kickoffs capably.

Kyle Williams
News
Bills coach Sean McDermott announced that Williams would return to the team in 2017, ESPN.com's Mike Rodak reports.

There was some thought that Williams, who will turn 34 in June, could opt for retirement this summer, but after turning in another productive campaign in 2016, the Bills' long-time run stuffer will be back for another season. Williams will carry a hefty $8.3 million cap hit in 2017, but after he churned out 64 tackles and five sacks in 15 games while playing through injury a season ago, it's a price the Bills are likely willing to pay.

Jerry Hughes
News
Hughes, who spent much of his time as a linebacker in Rex Ryan's defense the past two seasons, is expected to shift back to end for new coach Sean McDermott, BuffaloBills.com reports. "Both of those guys are great players. We look forward to working with them," McDermott said of Hughes and Shaq Lawson this week. "Dynamic players coming off the football and they should fit our system well."

While Hughes' tackle totals have been incredibly consistent in his four seasons with the Bills, staying within the 46-53 range all four seasons, he was a far better sack specialist when he was in Buffalo's 4-3 defense in 2013 and 2014, when he totaled 20 sacks compared to just 11 in two seasons under Ryan. McDermott is also known for being able to put pressure on opposing offenses from his Carolina days. All this spells good news for Hughes' IDP value.

B.T. Sanders
No Updates
Sammy Watkins
News
Watkins (foot), who's unable to participate in OTAs this week, is not expected back on the field until training camp, The Buffalo News reports.

Watkins continues to work through a major injury that's required two surgeries and valuable time on the field, not to mention he still needs to get more comfortable with quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Watkins has all kinds of upside as the clear-cut No. 1 receiver for the Bills, though we'll note he only put up more than 80 yards once in eight games last season, while he's missed 11 games over the past two seasons.

Injury
Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jordan Mudge
No Updates
Cameron Jefferson
No Updates
Scott Crichton
News
Crichton (undisclosed) was waived by the Bills with a failed physical designation on Wednesday.

Crichton was claimed by the Bills on Monday after being released by the Vikings last week. It's unclear what injury he's dealing with, but he could struggle to sign with any team until he's recovered. The former third-round pick has yet to record a sack in his 21 regular-season appearances.

Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
Sergio Brown
News
Brown (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Brown was able to practice on a limited basis all week. Look for him to assume a reserve role in the Bills secondary and take snaps on special teams.

Jonathan Dowling
News
Dowling (knee) was waived/injured by the Bills on Tuesday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Dowling suffered a torn ACL during the Bills' preseason loss to the Redskins on Friday. He's a candidate to revert to the team's injured reserve list, provided he clears waivers.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Cedric O'Neal
No Updates
Percy Harvin
News
Harvin (head) plans to retire, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports.

Harvin came out of retirement to play for the Bills last season, only to be sidelined after two games by the migraines that have bothered him throughout his career. A first-round selection back in 2009, the speedy 28-year-old is apparently calling it quits for good. He isn't fielding offers in free agency -- which may or may not have been the case at this time last year.

Injury
Migraine - Questionable for the start of training camp
Micah Hyde
News
The Bills have signed Hyde, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

This is a good signing as well as a need signing by the Bills, as the team doesn't have much left in the secondary following the first round of offseason changes. Hyde's signing might allow the Bills to focus more on corner and receiver in the first few rounds of the draft, while the former Packer should be expected to start from Day 1. The Bills also get quite a bit more durability in Hyde compared to the recently released Aaron Williams (neck), as Hyde's only missed one regular-season game in his pro career.

LeSean McCoy
News
McCoy (ankle) was the Bills' lone absentee at the first day of voluntary workouts, Anthony Sambrotto of the team's official website reports.

This doesn't sound like much of a concern, as new head coach Sean McDermott said he's been in communication with McCoy, who produced 1,623 scrimmage yards and 14 touchdowns while averaging 5.4 yards per carry in 15 games last season. The 28-year-old running back did finish the year on low note when he left the regular-season finale with a high-ankle sprain, but there's been no suggestion the injury is still a concern. McDermott said he isn't worried about when McCoy will arrive at the team facility.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jonathan Williams
News
The Bills did not draft a running back with any of their six picks to compete with Williams or other veterans for the backup pecking order behind LeSean McCoy.

The No. 2 role looks like Williams' to lose. He served as the No. 3 back as a rookie, and the Bills failed to match the Patriots' offer for Mike Gillislee. Williams slipped in the 2016 draft due to some injury issues, but he was a strong runner for Arkansas and made a decent impression in his young pro career following an offseason incident involving alcohol during his post-draft summer. He might end up being one injury away from a major role in a run-heavy offense, as neither Joe Banyard nor Cedric O'Neal offers anywhere near Williams' athletic ability.

Corbin Bryant
News
Bryant (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

After being held out of Sunday's win over the Jaguars, the Bills decided to place the defensive tackle on IR, effectively ending his season. They also promoted defensive tackle DeAndre Coleman from the practice squad Tuesday. Additionally, expect Adolphus Washington and Jerel Worthy to see increased defensive snaps the remainder of the season. Bryant recorded 11 tackles in eight games with the Bills this season.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jacob Lindsey
No Updates
Trae Elston
News
Elston was claimed off waivers by the Bills on Friday.

Elston lands in Buffalo after being let go by the Browns on Thursday. An undrafted rookie last year, the Mississippi product is yet to make his NFL debut, but will aim to earn the right to do so by impressing the Bills this offseason.

Leger Douzable
News
The Jets have re-signed defensive end Leger Douzable, according to NJ.com. Douzable totaled 25 tackles in 2014 with 2 1/2 sacks as a backup to Muhammad Wilkerson. The details of the agreement were not immediately known. He earned $1 million on a one-year contract in 2014.
Anthony Harrell
No Updates
Shamiel Gary
News
The Bears announced several minor roster moves on Monday. The team signed safety Shamiel Gary and tight end Jacob Maxwell to their practice squad, according to the team's official website. The team also elevated cornerback Terrance Mitchell to 53-man roster from practice squad and waived linebacker Terrell Manning.
Nick O'Leary
News
O'Leary (illness) was removed from the Bills final Week 17 injury report.

O'Leary was held out of Wednesday's practice due to illness but managed to participate in full on Thursday and Friday and will play in Sunday's tilt against the Jets. With Charles Clay (knee) questionable, O'Leary could see a slightly increased role in Week 17.

Bradley Sylve
No Updates
Shareece Wright
News
Wright signed with the Bills on Monday.

Wright joins Buffalo after visiting the team as a free agent earlier this offseason. The 30-year-old spent the past two years with the Ravens, totaling 92 tackles and 11 pass deflections over 23 appearances, including 16 starts. After drafting Tre'Davious White in the first round last week, the Bills have now further boosted their options at cornerback by adding Wright to the mix.

Walt Powell
News
Powell (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Powell was carted off the field Sunday against the Jaguars and will now spend the remainder of the season on the sideline. A depth option at wideout, the 25-year-old recorded 14 receptions for 142 yards in nine games this year. The team promoted wide receiver Dezmin Lewis from the practice squad as result of the injury.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Ian Seau
No Updates
Carl Bradford
News
Bradford signed with the Bills on Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

After being released by the 49ers a week ago, Bradford heads to the Nickel City as the team looks to shore up their linebacking corps. The 24-year-old has spent time with the Packers and 49ers during his young career, but has yet to find a stable home in the NFL. Look for him to compete for a reserve spot at weakside linebacker during training camp.

Chris Gragg
News
Gragg, who suffered a torn ACL during Friday's preseason loss at Washington, was waived/injured Tuesday, BuffaloBills.com reports.

The Bills can place Gragg on IR if he passes through waivers, which we assume they might be up for since he was coming on strong before the nasty injury.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jeremy Butler
News
Butler signed a one-year deal with the Bills on Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Butler joins Buffalo after a nondescript stint in San Diego last season, when he finished with just two catches for 11 yards in four games played. In the previous season, he caught 31 passes for 363 yards in eight games with the Ravens. Since Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin left the Bills this offseason, Butler has an opportunity to carve out a consistent role in his new setting, but whether he'll be able to do so remains to be seen.

Nathan Peterman
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The Bills selected Peterman in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 171st overall.

Peterman (6-foot-2, 226 pounds) was expected to go at least a round earlier than this, so this looks like a good value for the Bills. Peterman presumably fell this far due to a perceived lack of upside, but the former Tennessee transfer deserves some credit for quietly playing very well the last two years. Despite only having one decent receiver on his roster, Peterman threw for 2,855 yards (9.3 YPA), 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2016. He'll try to stick as Buffalo's third quarterback.

Charles James
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James was claimed off of waivers by the Bills on Tuesday, the team's official site reports.

James has become an NFL journeyman since going undrafted in 2013, spending time with Giants, Texans, and Colts. He'll now compete with a plethora of defensive backs in Buffalo for a spot on the 53-man roster this fall.

Cyrus Kouandjio
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Hip - Questionable for the start of training camp
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Jake Metz
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Metz signed with the Bills on Friday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

Metz has made his name in arena football since going undrafted out of Shippensburg in 2014. The defensive end won the Arena Football League title with the Philadelphia Soul last year, and then went on to lose in the China Arena Football League's championship game back in November. After failing to make the Eagles' roster ahead of last season, Metz will now try his hand with the Bills.

Jerome Felton
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Felton is expected to sign with the Falcons on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Felton, now 34, is expected to join the reigning NFC champions after spending the past two seasons up in Buffalo. The fullback has bounced all over during his seven seasons in the league, including stints with the Lions, Vikings, Panthers, and Bills. If he signs with the Falcons, he'll likely serve as a run blocker for the two-headed monster that is Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman (ankle).

Charles Clay
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Clay caught three of seven targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Jets.

Clay racked up 159 yards and four touchdowns over his previous three games, but miserable performances by E.J. Manuel and later Cardale Jones under center saw him come crashing back to earth. He struggled to consistently string productive games together due to the inconsistent passing game of the Bills and will look to establish himself as a steady option for the team next season.

Adolphus Washington
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Washington was an inactive for the Bills' loss to the Jets in Week 17.

The Bills took high-upside defensive players with each of their top three picks in April, but the first year with that group didn't go so well. Both Shaq Lawson and Reggie Ragland had major injury troubles, and Washington never really took over an expected starting role. He finishes his first season with 21 tackles and 2.5 sacks. It's still not clear why the team would bench a rookie that needed experience in the final game, but Washington's play down the stretch did suffer and perhaps a message was being sent. In any matter, the third-rounder will get a new coaching staff to make a better impression on.

Jordan Johnson
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Josh Woodrum
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Shaq Lawson
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Lawson, who missed six games as a rookie due to shoulder surgery and then underwent arthroscopic knee surgery this offseason, has been participating fully in OTA, BuffaloBills.com reports. Said Lawson, "It feels great to be in everything: OTA's, off-season workouts. I feel like last year I was just, it feels like it was going by slow because I was hurt and trying to determine when I'm getting back on the field."

Not only does he have his health back -- even when Lawson played last season, he was limited -- but the 2016 first-rounder should enjoy the new 4-3 defense that he's far more familiar with compared to Rex Ryan's 3-4. Lawson will start at end across from Jerry Hughes, and might not come off the field that much considering there's not much experience behind those two quality pass rushers. The Bills might have a nasty D-Line if everyone stays healthy this season, as Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams form a pretty lethal interior pair.

Logan Thomas
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Thomas hopes to stick with the Bills as a tight end, Anthony Sambrotto of the team's official website reports.

Selected in the fourth round of the 2014 draft as a quarterback, Thomas spent most of last season learning to play tight end as a member of Detroit's practice squad. The Bills signed him in late November and made him a healthy scratch the rest of the season, seemingly hoping to further develop him as a tight end this offseason. While he's likely still raw and will presumably have to fight for a roster spot, Thomas possesses a combination of size (6-foot-6, 250 pounds) and speed (4.6 40-yard dash) which compares favorably to that of the league's top tight ends.

Seantrel Henderson
Injury
Suspension - Suspended until Week 7 vs. Tampa Bay
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Richie Incognito
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Brandon Reilly
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Mike Tolbert
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Tolbert signed a contract with the Bills on Wednesday, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

Tolbert's signing with Buffalo comes as a bit of a surprise, since the team signed fullback Patrick DiMarco earlier in the day Wednesday. However, the Bills are expected to use Tolbert as a short-yardage running back rather than a blocking fullback. His signing may take some value away from LeSean McCoy. Tolbert had 35 rushes for 114 yards with Carolina last season, and will be 31 years old for the start of the 2017 season.

Colton Schmidt
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Eddie Yarbrough
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Cordy Glenn
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Glenn (back/ankle) is still rehabbing from the variety of injuries that kept him out of the team's final three games last season, Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com reports.

Depending on Glenn's stage in the rehab process, he could be held out of OTAs in the near future in order to get back to full health. The Bills are currently thin at left tackle, with Cyrus Kouandjio also sidelined until training after undergoing hip surgery in January.

Injury
Back - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jordan Poyer
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Poyer is fully healthy following a kidney injury that forced him out of the final 10 games last season, BuffaloBills.com reports.

The Bills signed Poyer -- who spent the last three seasons in Cleveland -- to rebuild a secondary that lost some key members this offseason. The way things look today, he'd be a starting safety alongside fellow newcomer Micah Hyde for new head coach Sean McDermott and coordinator Leslie Frazier.

Kevon Seymour
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The Bills drafted cornerback Tre'Davious White -- who will presumably compete with Seymour for starting cornerback duties -- with the 27th overall pick in the draft last week.

Seymour was listed as a starting corner opposite Ronald Darby once Stephon Gilmore bolted to the Patriots, but the Bills obviously have big plans for White as they try to restock a depleted secondary. White doesn't have superstar skills even though he's expected to be a solid NFL contributor, so if he's slow to pick up the game, then Seymour could still be a Week 1 starter. And with a new coach in town, many of the starting spots are going to come down to summer performances anyway.

Corey White
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White, who the Bills have converted from cornerback due to a myriad of injuries at safety, is expected to get the bulk of snaps at strong safety this week, BuffaloBills.com reports. "He's going to fill most of it, but we've got some other things that we're planning on doing. So we'll use some other guys as well. But Corey is becoming a little more comfortable there," said coach Rex Ryan.

White could be a sneaky source for tackles, though Corey Graham will see a higher snap count and is the better IDP safety to own, as Jonathan Meeks is expected to spell White at times.

James Ihedigbo
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Ihedigbo was placed on injured reserve in 2016 due to a fractured leg and not an ankle injury, The Buffalo News reports.

Ihedigbo suffered what was thought to be an ankle injury in Week 14 against the Steelers. However, it turned out to be much worse than that even though the veteran safety was able to finish out that week's game. It isn't clear how long his recovery will extend into the offseason, but as an unrestricted free agent, he'll need to prove his health in order to land another contract.

Injury
Leg - Questionable for the start of training camp
Tre'Davious White
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The Bills selected White in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 27th overall.

White (5-foot-11, 192 pounds) isn't overly big and didn't test especially well at the Combine (4.47-second 40, 32-inch vertical, 119-inch broad jump, 6.9-second three-cone), but his film grades better, and he was the most effective corner on a very tough LSU pass defense. Corner was a position of significant need for the Bills after losing Stephon Gilmore to the Patriots.

Andre Holmes
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With Sammy Watkins (foot) and Zay Jones (knee) sidelined during OTAs, Holmes has been seeing plenty of action while demonstrating smooth route running and good field awareness, John Murphy of BuffaloBills.com reports.

Everyone seems to want to pencil Jones into that No. 2 starting wideout spot, but that may be jumping to conclusions considering the rookie played his college ball at East Carolina, has yet to play an NFL down, and is now injured. Holmes seems like the safer play if the Bills choose to go that route, as he has plenty of experience and did catch 47 balls (four TD catches) for the 2014 Raiders. Assuming Jones gets back to health quickly, this might end up being a pretty good job battle this summer.

Ryan Groy
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Colt Anderson
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Anderson re-signed with the Bills on Friday.

Anderson's primary contributions since entering the league in 2009 have come on special teams, where he's totaled 55 career tackles. Although he featured in only two games before being placed on Buffalo's injured reserve list this season, the veteran will return to the Bills in hopes for a more active 2017 campaign.

Dion Dawkins
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Jordan Mills
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Tanner Vallejo
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The Bills selected Vallejo in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 195th overall.

The former Boise State Bronco was productive when healthy, but injuries nagged him his senior year. A wrist issue cut his season short in 2016, which is a concern given that Vallejo's size (6-1, 228) is already on the smaller side for an NFL linebacker. Still, Vallejo plays with a high motor and could be a contributor on special teams for the Bills.

Corey Graham
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Graham was released by the Bills on Friday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

By parting ways with Graham, the Bills avoided avoid paying him a $500,000 roster bonus, which he would have received Monday. The Bills added Jordan Poyer (kidney) and Micah Hyde to their secondary Thursday, so they were able to let go of the 31-year-old Graham and free up a little over $4 million of cap space in the process. He posted 87 tackles, nine passes defensed, one interception and one fumble recovery through 16 games last season.

John Miller
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Joe Banyard
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The Bills signed Banyard on Friday, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

Banyard is jack of all trades who can provide depth in the running, passing and return games. He even has the ability to serve as an emergency quarterback. However, the Bills are just filling out their offseason roster, so it's no certainty the 28-year-old even makes the team next season.

Patrick DiMarco
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DiMarco will sign a four-year, $8.5 million contract with the Bills, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

DiMarco hasn't contributed much in the way of measured stats the past few years, recording just 20 receptions for 162 yards and three touchdowns while playing in all 32 games the past two seasons. That being said he's a great blocker and was a large factor in the Falcons offense this past season. He'll be a large help to LeSean McCoy and Tyrod Taylor now that he'll be in Buffalo.

Jonathan Meeks
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Rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been deemed probable by the Bills for the Sunday game against San Diego. He has practiced in full all week with a rib injury.

Also probable are defensive tackle Stefan Charles (hip), tight end Lee Smith (toe), guard Chris Williams (back) and wide receiver Robert Woods (ankle).

Linebacker Randell Johnson (knee) and safety Jonathan Meeks (neck) have been ruled out while linebacker Keith Rivers (groin) has been deemed doubtful.

Lorenzo Alexander
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Alexander signed a two-year, $9 million contract extension with the Bills on Saturday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. He will earn $4.1 million in guaranteed salary.

Alexander expressed an interest in sticking around Buffalo, and now the 33-year-old has officially put pen to paper. The veteran outside linebacker racked up some massive totals out of nowhere last season, compiling 76 tackles (56 solo) and 12.5 sacks on the season in addition to two interceptions and three forced fumbles. It's unlikely he will repeat that production in 2017, but could enjoy more success than he had in the other 10 seasons of his career.

Patrick Lewis
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Reid Ferguson
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Reggie Bush
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Bush is inactive for Sunday's game against the Browns.

Bush still has name recognition, but at this stage his involvement in the Bills' offense is modest, so his presence on the team's inactive list is not a huge surprise. Mike Gillislee and Jonathan Williams are on hand to back up LeSean McCoy on Sunday.

Greg Pyke
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Marquavius Lewis
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