Going into the regular season minus
The move was a surprise because earlier this week after the preseason finale Jauron mentioned Rhodes specifically when lamenting the loss of Marshawn Lynch for the first three games of the season.
“We’ll lose Marshawn,” said Jauron. “We’ve got great confidence in Freddy (Jackson) and Dominic (Rhodes) is a proven player.”
But Rhodes obviously did not prove enough to his new team. Looking at the preseason statistics Omon got more 10 more carries (29 for 79 yards) than Rhodes (19-64), but Rhodes had the superior yards per carry average (3.4) to that of Omon (2.7).
The Bills kept a total of four backs including FB
Hardy to PUP
In a less surprising move the Bills placed second-year wide receiver
In addition to Chambers and Rhodes, Buffalo waived 18 other players. They are listed below.