Inside The Bills

Practice squad add likely a ‘look see’

Posted by Chris Brown on November 26, 2008 – 4:00 pm

The addition of WR Mike Jefferson to the practice squad Wednesday was puzzling on the surface. Adding Jefferson means that more than a third of the eight-man units consists of receivers (37.5%).

It also means all but one of the practice squad roster spots is occupied by offensive players.

It’s not like there’s anything wrong with that, but typically practice squads are a bit more balanced. Of course Buffalo has had to draw from the defensive side of their practice squad more this season with the injuries at LB and DB.

I believe the addition of Mike Jefferson is simply to allow the Bills to take a look at him for a few weeks and see what he has to offer.

I know the organization likes Felton Huggins and C.J. Hawthorne, so unless Jefferson is remarkable in practice, I still see those guys as the most likely callups if there is a rash of injuries at the receiver position.

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