4 positional battles that could make or break Bills 2017 season – Buffalo Bills News

4 positional battles that could make or break Bills 2017 season – Buffalo Bills News

With OTA’s in the rearview mirror, the focus now switches to mandatory mini-camp for the Buffalo Bills. With that, there are still questions about the Bills roster and positional battles which may drag out till the end of the pre-season. With a new head coach, and new defensive and offensive schemes, the pressure is on some of the veterans to lock down their starting job.

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In an interesting turn of events, Vladimir Ducasse has taken first-team reps -meaning that John Miller – who has started all 28 games he has played was taking second team reps. It is interesting as most people viewed Ducasse as more of a depth option for the offensive line, while the third-year Louisville product would continue to start at his right guard position.

It does make sense having a competition as competition should bring the best out in a player, and the starter would know there is someone behind ready to take his spot.

There is also an outside chance the Bills may feel Dawkins is better suited as a right guard and he becomes the starter.

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