Bills wide receiver Brad Smith needs to get on the field this week and perform well to prove himself worthy of a roster spot (Photo: Brett Davis — USA Today Sports)
BBD Staff Writer: Eric Samulski
The Buffalo Bills put their best foot forward Sunday, opening the 2013 NFL preseason with a 44-20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts and setting a franchise record for preseason points. Rookie quarterbacks EJ Manuel and Jeff Tuel each played one half, throwing for 315 combined yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions. Overall, it was an impressive performance for Buffalo and head coach Doug Marrone, but there is still a lot of change on the horizon.
Although many players impressed in their first game action, some were less than stellar. For every player who tried to lay claim to a starting job or a spot on the 53-man roster, there were an equal amount that saw their chances worsen after the first game action.
With that in mind, here are a few players who will come into the second preseason game against Minnesota with even more pressure on their shoulders.