Aaron Williams is listed as the Bills’ starting strong safety going into Sunday’s preseason opener, but he still has to prove he belongs in the starting lineup. (Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig — USA Today Sports)
BBD Staff Writer: Eric Samulski
The Buffalo Bills head into their preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts with more at stake than most would expect for an early August scrimmage.
With a new coaching staff and organizational philosophy intact, there are many players who are looking to prove that they belong on the new-look Bills. The first game will be an opportunity for some players brought in by the new regime to warm themselves to the Buffalo faithful, while many returning players will need to prove that they can change with the times and fit into the new schemes.
With the starters set to only play a few possessions, Bills fans will need to turn their eyes to the reserves in order to find the most intriguing story lines. For the following players, the pressure on Sunday might be the most palpable.