Here's the Bills news of note for March 10th.
**1 - Taylor already has his to-do list
**He wouldn't get into specifics, but Tyrod Taylor, who is known as a relentless task master, already has already been working on his to-do list in terms of improving his game.
"I think I can take steps in every aspect of my game," said Taylor in an appearance on the John Murphy Show. "I've been in the league going on seven years, but I just finished my second year as a starter. I think I've taken steps in the right direction each game and I definitely think towards the end of last year that I was playing some of my best ball. So I've got to build off that and there are definitely some areas to clean up personally and as a team.
"I've been attacking that this offseason since I've been cleared from surgery and I'm looking forward to attacking it with the new coaches and just getting everybody on the same page."
Taylor has been noted for his mobility. He's run for better than 500 yards in each of the last two seasons, but the quarterback seems to have a greater awareness of the risks that can present to his own availability week to week.
"I've never been a run-first guy even when I do move around in the pocket I'm still looking downfield to try to make a play," he said. "It's definitely part of my game, but I have to be smart about taking hits and putting my body out there and risking injury."
2 - Faith in young cornersThe Bills lost top corner Stephon Gilmore to division rival New England and released nickel corner Nickell Robey-Coleman earlier this week. Veteran Corey White is also a free agent. The current roster has Ronald Darby, Kevon Seymour, Marcus Roberson and Charles Gaines as cornerbacks.
Though the defense will be undergoing a scheme change again, coverage schemes are largely the same, it's basically a matter of how the corners and safeties work together in the secondary.
Bills head coach Sean McDermott understands the outside concern about the losses at the position, but has faith in the young corners they currently have in house.
"We've got a lot of confidence in both Ronald Darby and Kevon, as well, and some of the other players on the roster at that position," said McDermott. "Having said that, we're going to pursue every opportunity to improve that position as well and there's nothing off the table at this point in time."
* *One player who has been a bit overlooked is CB Marcus Roberson. The 6-1, 190-pound corner has 32 games of NFL experience (25 with Rams) and appeared in seven games for Buffalo last season primarily on special teams.
It's also a deep draft class at the cornerback position.
3 - Former Bills bid farewell to fansThere have been more than a few Bills players who moved on to other teams over the last day or so as they struck new deals with other NFL clubs. Other Bills players were released in cost cutting moves. Many of them took the time to thank the loyal Bills fans for their unwavering support.