Buffalo Bills: Demetrius Bell in, Langston Walker out | Football Rankings
On Friday, the Bills fired their offensive coordinator Turk Schonert and now they will be leaning on their quarterback coach Alex Van Pelt for play calling.
Maybe some Buffalo fans are not concerned but from a fantasy football perspective I am very concerned.
No Offensive Line
Beyond the possible problems in play calling that could arise my biggest concern for this team just got bigger.
Earlier in the offseason I wrote a column on the Bills’ projected line and how it looked just a season ago. Below I have our list of how the line changed in one offseason. Now you will have to change Walker out for Bell.
As you can see with Bell in the line up the Bills will now have three lineman with no starting experience, protecting the quarterback Trent Edwards. Not only that but they will have a backup from another team at center and a traditional right guard at right tackle.
This one Makes Sense
Today I read a great article by Jerry Sullivan from the Buffalo News. This article was written Sept. 3, before Walker was cut off the team.
In the article, he was saying that if the Bills like Bell so much they should move Walker back to RT and move Brad Butler back to RG. This would give the Bills their traditional right side of the line back.
I fully agree with Mr. Sullivan’s thinking, but apparently the Bills did not.
Fantasy Player Rankings for Bills’ Offense
If you haven’t drafted your fantasy team(s) yet then I would suggest you pass on all Bill players at this time. Maybe you could draft them if they keep falling in the draft, and you can get them cheep.
For those of you that have Buffalo players already than I would say bench everyone except for Terrell Owens. Unless you have a very deep receiving core, Owens is still worth playing as long as Edwards is healthy.
Obviously, Marshawn Lynch is out of action the first three weeks, so he wouldn’t be started. Once he comes back, we will all know more about the Bills offensive situation.
Fantasy Football Information writer Sean E. Douglas: fantasy-info.com