NFL Rumors: Buffalo Bills Could Cut Tight End

The Buffalo Bills may not be happy with one of their free agency additions. The team might cut tight end O.J. Howard only months after signing him, The Athletic's Joe Buscaglia reports.

The Bills signed Howard to a one-year, $3.5 million deal in the early days of free agency, but he has apparently not distinguished himself in camp. Cutting Howard would leave $1.25 million in dead money for the team, but open up $1.65 million in cap space, per

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Howard was drafted 19th overall out of Alabama by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2017 NFL Draft and showed immediate promise as a big-bodied, athletic receiver at the tight end position. But injuries sapped his potential, and he has regressed every year since catching 34 passes for 565 yards in just 10 games during the 2018 season. Should the Bills give up on Howard, perhaps a return home to the Buccaneers could help him rehab his value.

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