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Derek Hagan is a sleeper in a deep WR group.
The primary battle at wide receiver is for the No. 2 spot opposite Steve Johnson.
Currently, the front-runner is Donald Jones, who manned the role last year before going down with an injury. In eight games, Jones recorded 23 catches for 231 yards and a touchdown. However, five of those catches and 101 of those yards came in one game, Week 3 against New England, so the job is certainly not going to be handed to him.
Marcus Easley is also a candidate for the second starting job. The Bills and their fans are anxious to see Easley, who is returning from a serious heart condition from which he has been fully cleared.
At 6'2" and 217 pounds with good speed, Easley has a lot of potential. But much like Jones, he needs to start producing and showing consistency to earn playing time.
The Bills will be sure to give rookie T.J. Graham every opportunity to show what he can do, as well. Though he’s unlikely to win the No. 2 job at this point, he clearly has the deep speed the Bills are looking for. A strong camp could shake things up.
But that’s not the only battle at wide receiver. Because the position is so deep, several players are going to be clawing just to earn a roster spot.
David Nelson is a lock, but after him and the other aforementioned players, the Bills will have some tough decisions to make. The other wideouts on the roster include Kamar Aiken, David Clowney, Derek Hagan, Ruvell Martin and Naaman Roosevelt.
Don’t forget that with the addition of Vince Young, the Bills will likely need to list Brad Smith as a receiver on game day.
Buffalo will have some tough decisions to make here for the final 53.