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3 Remaining Low-Cost Free Agents the Bills Need to Target With Limited Cap Space

Devon Platana
Three remaining low-cost free agents that the Buffalo Bills need to target with limited cap space.
Three remaining low-cost free agents that the Buffalo Bills need to target with limited cap space. / Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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The Buffalo Bills are gearing up for another deep NFL playoff run after bolstering their roster with some majors moves. Having said that, there are still a handful of moves that management could make to further improve the team.

After all the moves they've made so far, the Bills have just over $3.9 million in cap space, according to Spotrac. While that isn't enough to sign some of the major remaining names, there are a handful of free agents that Buffalo can sign to cheaper contracts.

Here's a look at three low-cost free agents that the Bills need to target with their limited cap space.

Bills Free Agency

1. Xavier Rhodes, CB

Although the Bills don't have any glaring holes, they could use some more depth at cornerback. One of the remaining corners that sticks out is former Indianapolis Colts CB Xavier Rhodes. The three-time Pro-Bowler was decent in his second season with the Colts, recording 39 tackles, seven defended passes and an interception in 13 games. He allowed three touchdowns last season (fewest since 2018) and help opposing quarterbacks to a 60.7% completion rate. Even if he's only a depth signing, Rhodes has the ability to step up if one of the Bills' other cornerbacks get injured.

2. DeSean Jackson, WR

The Bills have one of the best passing games in the league, however, they ranked dead last when it came to pass yards after the catch per completion last year (4.2). Even at the age of 35, DeSean Jackson can help improve that area of their offense. Even though he has a reputation of being a boom-or-bust player, Jackson did average 22.7 yards per reception in 16 games with the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Rams in 2021. The Bills wouldn't need him to even be one of their top targets, allowing him to play pressure-free. As long as Jackson makes the occasional big play when Josh Allen needs to open up the field, the Bills should have a spot for him on their roster.

3. Germain Ifedi, RT

The Bills are fairly thin when it comes to the offensive tackle position, which is why they should consider signing RT Germain Ifedi. The 27-year-old veteran is a decent backup option after allowing two sacks on 412 offensive snaps with the Chicago Bears last year. Even if those stats aren't mind-blowing, he did surrender the same number of sacks on 1,066 offensive snaps during the 2020 season, showing that he can play a bigger role if the Bills need him to. Offensive line injuries can derail even the best of teams, making the addition of an OT such as Ifedi all the more logical.

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