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The Missing Piece: Buffalo Bills Contenders To Start at Left Guard

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Colin Brown is this writer’s favorite to win the starting job at left guard. (Photo: USA Today Sports Images)

BBD Staff Writer: Eric Samulski

One of the most important battles brewing during organized team activities (OTA’s) for the Buffalo Bills is at left guard.

Andy Levitre started right away at left guard in his rookie season in 2009, and played every game over the past four seasons. He became not only a fixture, but an asset, next to Eric Wood (or whomever was playing center during Wood’s injuries). Now that Levitre has taken his talents to Nashville by signing with the Tennessee Titans as an unrestricted free agent, the Bills are searching for his replacement at left guard Doug Marrone’s new, up-tempo offensive scheme.

Despite most of the the football world assuming the Bills would find help in free agency or the draft, the Bills seem content with the options they have on the roster.

With a rookie quarterback potentially taking snaps under center, the protection from the offensive line will be of the utmost importance. Let’s take a look at the options the Bills have on their roster to start at left guard.

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