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Whats your view on that 53rd tough cut? What will be the scenario after its all narrowed down?

 

 

This is going to be such a competitive spot on the team. You got guys like Sills and Duke Johnson who if they turn out could mean we keep 7 receivers. The tight end battle and running back battle are also super competitive. I could see us keeping 7 wide outs and 4 running backs.

 

IMO I think Tommy Sweeney makes the team.

 

Say Sills and D. Johnson both earn their way onto the roster. I feel like that 53rd spot is going to be between Jake Fisher, Patrick Dimarco, Jason Croom if they decide to keep 7 receivers, 4 rbs, and 4 tes. Or they could decide to just keep 3 TE's...

 

At least thats my view of it...

 

I guess if I had to make a bold prediction I would guess they would use the tight ends and running backs as full backs when they use a full back. 

 

 

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I keep seeing Fisher’s name as someone who will make the team and I legit have no idea why.

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2 minutes ago, Bangarang said:

I keep seeing Fisher’s name as someone who will make the team and I legit have no idea why.

I agree on this. 

I think he was signed as insurance just in case they didn’t get someone they liked in the draft. Now that they drafted two I think fisher is long gone 

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3 minutes ago, Bangarang said:

I keep seeing Fisher’s name as someone who will make the team and I legit have no idea why.

Seems obvious to me that McD would like to have one very good blocking TE.  Signs Fisher.  Drafts Sweeney.  Brings in Lee Smith. 

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17 minutes ago, NewEra said:

Seems obvious to me that McD would like to have one very good blocking TE.  Signs Fisher.  Drafts Sweeney.  Brings in Lee Smith. 

 

I get they may want someone who can do that but Fisher hasn’t shown that he can. He’s such a long shot to make the team.

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1 hour ago, Bangarang said:

 

I get they may want someone who can do that but Fisher hasn’t shown that he can. He’s such a long shot to make the team.

 

Really? He played OT in the NFL, he can block.

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It’s Sweeney’s spot to lose imo.  I don’t see a way Fisher makes it

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Really? He played OT in the NFL, he can block.

He couldn’t block as an OT or he’d still be one

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28 minutes ago, billspro said:

 

Really? He played OT in the NFL, he can block.

 

Is that why he’s no longer an OT and is switching positions?

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1 hour ago, Bangarang said:

 

I get they may want someone who can do that but Fisher hasn’t shown that he can. He’s such a long shot to make the team.

I agree he’s a long shot to make the team but we’ve never seen him play before.  He’s in the process of losing 40 lbs and changing positions.  He’s pretty much an unknown underdog at this point imo.  

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1 hour ago, CaptnCoke11 said:

It’s Sweeney’s spot to lose imo.  I don’t see a way Fisher makes it

He couldn’t block as an OT or he’d still be one

 He can block he just can’t keep OT weight on

47 minutes ago, Bangarang said:

 

Is that why he’s no longer an OT and is switching positions?

 

He blocked well at Oregon, he is just not big enough to be an NFL OT. 

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1 hour ago, billspro said:

 He can block he just can’t keep OT weight on

 

He blocked well at Oregon, he is just not big enough to be an NFL OT. 

6’6  306 coming out of college.  Have another excuse why he failed?

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9 hours ago, Bangarang said:

I keep seeing Fisher’s name as someone who will make the team and I legit have no idea why.

 

I think he has almost no chance.

I'm sticking with the 53rd spot being Daboll's Swiss Army Knife - Isaiah McKenzie

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9 hours ago, akcash said:

Whats your view on that 53rd tough cut? What will be the scenario after its all narrowed down?

 

 

This is going to be such a competitive spot on the team. You got guys like Sills and Duke Johnson who if they turn out could mean we keep 7 receivers. The tight end battle and running back battle are also super competitive. I could see us keeping 7 wide outs and 4 running backs.

 

IMO I think Tommy Sweeney makes the team.

 

Say Sills and D. Johnson both earn their way onto the roster. I feel like that 53rd spot is going to be between Jake Fisher, Patrick Dimarco, Jason Croom if they decide to keep 7 receivers, 4 rbs, and 4 tes. Or they could decide to just keep 3 TE's...

 

At least thats my view of it...

 

I guess if I had to make a bold prediction I would guess they would use the tight ends and running backs as full backs when they use a full back. 

 

 

Highly doubt they keep 7 WRs.  And it's Duke Williams btw   

 

Offense likely 3QBs, 4 RBs, 4 TEs with one playing HBack/FB role, 6 WRs and 8 OLs.

 

Last guy on roster is on offense so right there. 

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In regards to fisher and why so many see him making roster- he is  like having an additional lineman on field when he is there and they can teach him specific things more easily as a goal line specialist than trying to use a normal tackle eligible. I think he makes roster if the Bills plan on going extra lineman on most plays inside 10 and he can high point a ball.

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Honestly, I think it is premature to make an educated guess on remaining roster spots. Half way through camp we will have a much cleaner picture. Fun topic for sure, just not relevant at this point imo.

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You pick.... Could be anyone. #87 is being pushed off the bench

 

Image result for carolina panthers team photo

 

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10 hours ago, CaptnCoke11 said:

6’6  306 coming out of college.  Have another excuse why he failed?

 

Maybe go listen to his interview. 

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17 hours ago, akcash said:

Whats your view on that 53rd tough cut? What will be the scenario after its all narrowed down?

 

 

This is going to be such a competitive spot on the team. You got guys like Sills and Duke Johnson who if they turn out could mean we keep 7 receivers. The tight end battle and running back battle are also super competitive. I could see us keeping 7 wide outs and 4 running backs.

 

IMO I think Tommy Sweeney makes the team.

 

Say Sills and D. Johnson both earn their way onto the roster. I feel like that 53rd spot is going to be between Jake Fisher, Patrick Dimarco, Jason Croom if they decide to keep 7 receivers, 4 rbs, and 4 tes. Or they could decide to just keep 3 TE's...

 

At least thats my view of it...

 

I guess if I had to make a bold prediction I would guess they would use the tight ends and running backs as full backs when they use a full back. 

 

 

Just cut Dimarco for Gods sake. Problem solved. Can't catch, can't run, his blocking is overrated. Just keep an extra blocking TE.

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The real competition will be at DB. That is easily this teams deepest position group... Tre white, Kevin Johnson, Taron Johnson, Levi wallace, EJ gaines.. Thats 5 locks there, meaning everyone behind them at CB has an uphill battle.. 

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I can't decide what my next thread topic should be...

 

Who will be the first player to step on the field at Fisher this summer?

 

Who will Josh Allen's first completion be to, on opening day?

 

What will they be serving for breakfast at the OTA tomorrow?

 

When will Jim Kelly call in the ultimate favor and get the Bills to sign Chad?

 

 

 

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19 hours ago, billspro said:

 

Really? He played OT in the NFL, he can block.

 

Blocking as a TE is different than blocking as a OL.  Blocking TEs often are down field sealing off routes for RBs and WRs.

 

Considering number of injures to kickers maybe McD will revive an extra kicker on roster.

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This year the OTA's & camp will prove to be very interesting to see just who stays & who goes, the biggest one i will be watching & wondering how they will figure who will stay & just who will be a starter is the O line !!

 

There seems to be so much good talent that they have brought in to the fold which is good but there are only so many roster spots to be had & not all will be able to make the team . I see some of the guys from last year like Sirles, & some others brought in late last year that could very well be gone because of the upgrade in O line talent !! 

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