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  • Bills' Kaiir Elam: Competing for starting job

    Elam, drafted 23rd overall in April, is expected to compete for a starting spot opposite Tre'Davious White, Dante Lasting of the Bills' official site reports. The open spot seems to be up for grabs between Elam and veterans Siran Neal and Dane Jackson. Neal may be more valuable in a more all-around role due to his versatility, and if that comes into fruition, then Elam would simply have to beat out Jackson for the starting job. Elam has upside and recent draft capital in his favor, so winning the starting gig may come down to his ability to catch on with the pro game. Jackson has familiarity in Leslie Frazier's defense and spent some time as a starter last season after White went down with a knee injury.
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  • Bills' Kaiir Elam: Inks first NFL deal

    Elam, who was chosen No. 23 overall in the recent draft, has signed his rookie contract, the Bills' official site reports. The team has also announced that all other draft picks have signed. Now that the paperwork is out of the way, Elam can get on with trying to earn the starting cornerback spot across from Tre'Davious White. The team opens the NFL's season in prime time against the Super Bowl champion Rams.
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  • Bills' Kaiir Elam: Buffalo's target at 23

    The Bills selected Elam in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 23rd overall. Buffalo traded up two spots to get its preferred cornerback still on the board in Elam, who was a late riser in the draft process. Elam, a Florida product, was a blue-chip recruit coming out of high school who made a seamless transition to SEC play, landing SEC All-Freshman honors in 2019. He checks in at 6-foot-1 and 191 pounds with 31.88-inch arms. Physically gifted, Elam ran a 4.39 in the 40-yard dash. Elam projects to start opposite Tre'Davious White in the Buffalo secondary.
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