Wade, who served on the Bills' practice squad last season, is eager to show he's worthy of a spot on team's 53-man roster for 2020, Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News reports. "I didn't really realize how far I've come, really, until we started the virtual offseason up again," the running back said recently. "Just in terms of how much I understand, when I'm watching film, it's slowed down a bit more. I can actually decipher what's going on and what we're trying to achieve."
Wade is not your average NFL player. He's a former British rugby star whom the Bills feel has the skill set that might translate to NFL play. He showed immediate glimpses of this during the 2019 preseason, though he ultimately ended up on the practice squad as an exempt international player. The Bills are already set at the top two running back spots with Devin Singletary and rookie third-rounder Zack Moss, but after that Wade should get a fair shake. Assuming no one else enters the mix, that puts Wade up against T.J. Yeldon, Taiwan Jones and Antonio Williams for what will likely be two more roster spots. The Bills have the option to keep Wade as an exempt practice squad member once again, but the 28-year-old has bigger sights the second time around.