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Bleacher Report gives Bills this high grade for free agency moves


The good grades just keep rolling in.

The Bills had another exciting start to free agency and have gotten many high grades and remarks from the moves the team made. From re-signing many of their core players to adding some high-quality veterans that make the roster more well-rounded, the Bills have had a productive start to the offseason.

Bleacher Report came out with their list of grades for how they think all 32 teams did in free agency. Only six teams got an A grade, and the Bills are one of them.

Here's a list of players the Bills have signed in free agency this year.

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Davenport: A-

Moton: A-

Sobleski: A

The Buffalo Bills couldn't make a stop in an AFC divisional-round game that ended with the Kansas City Chiefs marching down the field for a game-winning touchdown in overtime. To rectify that this offseason, they signed longtime Denver Broncos edge-rusher Von Miller, a career closer in critical games.

After the Broncos traded Miller to the Los Angeles Rams in November, he logged nine sacks between Week 15 and Super Bowl 56. His six-year, $120 million contract might seem exorbitant, but the Bills are all-in on chasing a Super Bowl.

The Bills allowed 19 rushing touchdowns last season, which was tied for 26th leaguewide. They added defensive tackles Tim Settle and DaQuan Jones in free agency to address that issue.

Buffalo also improved on offense by replacing Daryl Williams with guard Rodger Saffold, who's coming off his first Pro Bowl season. Tight end O.J. Howard didn't play up to his first-round pedigree with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he has 15 career touchdown receptions and is capable of carving out a niche role in the red zone. The Bills lost slot wideout Cole Beasley but replaced him with Jamison Crowder.

"If you think Josh Allen takes a step back with the departure of former offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, think again," Moton wrote. "He'll have better interior protection and another big target."

Buffalo has just one problem following free agency: It hasn't find a solid replacement for cornerback Levi Wallace, who signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. General manager Brandon Beane will probably look to fill that void early in the draft, but that's the only soft spot on an otherwise stacked roster.

Consensus Grade: A-

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