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Throughout the last thirteen seasons Color Rush Jaquan Johnson Jersey , the Buffalo Bills have had one constant presence in the lineup. No matter how bad the team was, Kyle Williams would line up at defensive tackle. In 2019, that will no longer be the case, as the Bills will transition to life without Kyle for the first time since the 2005 season (for those who are curious, Buffalo’s starting defensive tackles that season were Sam Adams and Tim Anderson. Justin Bannan and Ron Edwards also made starts that year).Whenever a team loses a player of Williams’s stature, the season after is a difficult one with regard to finding replacements. The Bills will have to remake the position, as they lose two of the four players who rotated in at defensive tackle most heavily in 2018.In the latest look at the state of the Bills roster, we look at the defensive tackle position.Star LotuleleiContract status for 2019: Signed; $11.5 million cap hit ($12.4 million dead cap if cut)Age: 29 (30 on 12/20/19)Playing time: 16 games (16 starts), 475 snaps (46.84% of defensive total), 75 ST snaps (17.08%)Key statistics: 17 tackles, 1 tackles for loss, 1 pass defendedIt’s tough to evaluate someone like Lotulelei based solely on statistics, as so much of his job involves freeing other players to accumulate statistics of their own. At $11.5 million, his is the highest salary cap number on the Bills’ roster in 2019, and the contract is structured in such a way that makes it foolish to move on next season. Not that I think they need to, however, as Lotulelei did exactly what he was supposed to do this year. He ate blockers in front of rookie Tremaine Edmunds, and he prevented quarterbacks from stepping up into huge pockets, which was a big problem for the Bills last season. Buffalo’s run defense improved this season, as well—the Bills were 16th in the league this year, allowing 114.9 yards per game, an improvement from 124.6 per game last year, which ranked 29th. Harrison PhillipsContract status for 2019: Signed; $802,760 cap hit ($581,280 dead cap if cut)Age: 22 (23 on 1/25/19)Playing time: 16 games (0 starts) Youth Jaquan Johnson Jersey , 389 snaps (38.36% of defensive snaps), 78 ST snaps (17.77%)Key statistics: 35 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 2 QB hits, 1 fumble recoveredPhillips turned out to be a very good draft choice by the Bills, as the former Stanford Cardinal stepped into a rotational role right away during his rookie season. Phillips was just as productive as Williams in terms of overall tackles, as each player had the same number on the year. The big difference in their numbers came in the form of quarterback hits, as Williams had 14 compared to two for Phillips. If “Horrible Harry” can step right into a starting role next year, it will allow the Bills to improve other positions of need; however, multiple mock drafts have Buffalo taking another defensive tackle early in the 2019 NFL Draft. In any case, Phillips will be part of the Bills’ defensive line next year.Kyle PekoContract status for 2019: Signed to reserve/future contract; $645,000 cap hit ($0 guaranteed)Age: 25 (26 on 7/23/19)Playing time: N/AKey statistics: N/APeko is the younger cousin of veteran nose tackle Domata Peko, currently of the Denver Broncos. Kyle Peko does not have the size or the pedigree of his older cousin, but he does possess solid athleticism for the position. He joined the Bills in September, signing with the team’s practice squad after his release from the Broncos’ practice squad. He has appeared in seven games during his NFL career, totaling eight tackles in the process.Robert ThomasContract status for 2019: Signed to reserve/future contract; $645,000 cap hit ($0 guaranteed)Age: 27 (28 on 2/19/19)Playing time: 2 games (0 starts), 17 snaps (1.68% of defensive total)Key statistics: N/AThomas was called up from the practice squad for Buffalo’s games against the Los Angeles Chargers and the Minnesota Vikings in Weeks 2 and 3, respectively. He did not contribute much to the roster, but he did allow cornballs like Skarekrow and I to make plenty of Matchbox Twenty puns for a few weeks.Jordan PhillipsContract status for 2019: Unsigned; UFAAge: 26 (27 on 9/21/19)Playing time: 12 games (0 starts), 268 snaps (26.43% of defensive total), 47 ST snaps (10.71%)Key statistics: 19 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 3 passes defended, 1 fumble recoveryPhillips was claimed off waivers from the Miami Dolphins prior to Buffalo’s Week 5 tilt against the Tennessee Titans Womens Jaquan Johnson Jersey , and he made an immediate impact with the team. Phillips was a ball of energy from the start, and he did a great job eating space and helping to give Lotulelei a rest at various points throughout games. A former second-round pick, Phillips flamed out in Miami due to issues of work ethic, but he seemed to revel in the second chance he received in Buffalo. While he may want to test the market, the Bills would be wise to make contact with him and his representation to inquire about retaining his services. Positional OutlookIt would appear that Buffalo has two set defensive tackles going into next season, as neither Lotulelei nor Harrison Phillips are in danger of losing their roster spot. With the surname Phillips quickly becoming the new Williams in Buffalo (Cam Phillips, a wide receiver, is on the team’s practice squad), the Bills might as well re-sign Jordan Phillips to keep the trio intact. Whether the team brings Jordan Phillips back or not, another defensive tackle will be necessary. With some outlets predicting that the Bills will spend their first draft choice on one, it’s possible that the Bills add a blue-chip talent here. If that pick is someone like Ed Oliver, then I can suspend my desire for an offensive player for a round. There have also been rumblings that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to release Gerald McCoy, an outstanding veteran who has some gas left in the tank at 30 years old. The Bills need to add a player or two here. No matter how they do it, I think that retaining Jordan Phillips should be a priority. If the team has a chance to sign McCoy, that should be a no-brainer, allowing them to send their draft capital to help the offense. If McCoy’s price tag is too high, then drafting a potential stud in Oliver could be a great consolation prize. And yes, I’m still having trouble letting Kyle go. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP)Brandon Beane is happy he’s still around to tell the story of when the Buffalo Bills pegged quarterback Josh Allen to become their heir-apparent starter.The amount of film the Bills general manager watched, games attended and people he interviewed before drafting the Wyoming quarterback in the first round was nothing compared to the hair-raising experience Beane and the team’s brain trust had visiting Allen in mid-March.”Ha, ha, ha, you want that story?” coach Sean McDermott said, after Beane first mentioned how ”interesting” their trip was to Laramie, Wyoming.Sure Authentic Jaquan Johnson Jersey , was the response, during an hour-long session McDermott and Beane held with reporters in June. By agreement, the contents of the interview were not allowed to be published until Thursday.Beane shook his head in describing the turbulence the Bills’ private jet experienced during landing.”We were coming in over the mountains, and the plane started just going like this,” Beane said, bobbing his arm up and down. ”Literally, our heads are going off the ceiling.”Beane and co-owner Terry Pegula, who had been watching video of Allen, suddenly started grabbing anything they could get their hands on – seatbacks and armrests – to steady themselves.While McDermott remained calm, Beane said offensive coordinator Brian Daboll was in near hysterics.”Daboll is face-timing with his wife. And every expletive, like, `It’s over,”’ Beane said.”It was like Fred Sanford: `I’m coming home!”’ he added, referring to the character played by Redd Fox in the 1970s sitcom ”Sanford And Son.”Upon finally landing, the pilot informed them the turbulence was the result of what’s referred to as a mountain wave, which occurs occasionally when planes fly over high terrain.Once they gathered their breath, the Bills then proceeded with meeting Allen, and put him through a workout.Without providing Allen with a script of plays beforehand, Daboll began yelling out situations to see how quickly the quarterback could digest the information and make a throw.”It was, `All right, the deep dig. Now. Five-step, this. Go.’ And he processed it quickly,” Beane said. ”His workout was very good. And when we left there, we felt very confident.”They were confident enough to give up two second-round picks to Tampa Bay and trade up five spots to draft Allen at No. 7.Where their confidence wavered involved what bumps they might encounter upon leaving Laramie.”We were a little distracted about how we were getting out of here,” Beane said. ”It was like Jaquan Johnson Jersey Boys , `Where do we drive to have the plane meet us?”’Here are a number of other notable topics discussed during the session:McDERMOTT OWNS UPBeane revealed how McDermott owned up to Bills players by acknowledging he erred in starting rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman over Tyrod Taylor in a bid to provide Buffalo’s sputtering offense a spark in Week 11.The switch backfired , with Peterman benched after throwing five interceptions in the first half of a 54-24 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers, that extended Buffalo’s skid to three games.”Sean stood up there and he owned the Tyrod decision,” Beane said. ”He said, `It didn’t work. We tried it. And I’m trying to win every week. And unfortunately that decision didn’t work out for various reasons. Tyrod’s our starter.”’The Bills responded with a 16-10 win at Kansas City the following week as part of a season-closing 4-2 run to finish 9-7, and end a 17-year playoff drought.CHARTING ALLENTo address questions regarding Allen’s accuracy, Bills scouts turned to game tape to chart every throw he attempted. They assessed what caused the incompletions, including times he threw the ball away when his receivers weren’t open.The Bills also took into account Wyoming’s offensive philosophy, which didn’t include many short passes.”He had no gimme throws,” Beane said of a quarterback who went 152 of 270, in completing just 56.3 percent of his passes, with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions in 11 games last year.The only real concern was Allen’s footwork, which Beane said notably improved by the time he played at the Senior Bowl in January.”I’m not saying it’s fixed,” Beane said of Allen’s footwork. ”But improved.”QB COMPETITIONMcDermott has no intention of rushing Allen into a starting job once training camp opens in suburban Rochester on July 26.Allen earned limited time with the starters during Buffalo’s three-day mandatory minicamp in mid-June. He spent the previous 10 practices working with the third-stringers, while Peterman and free-agent addition AJ McCarron split time with the starters.McDermott previously coached in Carolina and Philadelphia, and noted how quarterbacks develop differently.Whereas, Cam Newton started immediately during his rookie season in 2011 in Carolina, Donovan McNabb waited until Week 7 in 1999 to make his first start in Philadelphia.”There’s no exact way to do it, right? It’s about bringing him along the right way,” McDermott said. ”We’re not going to put him out there unless we feel like he’s ready.”Beane concurred, while adding: ”Whether he plays zero games or 16 games, we’re going to put out the guy that gives us the best chance to win each Sunday.”—
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