Will the Buffalo Bills Trade For This Wide Receiver?
The start of the legal tampering period for NFL free agency begins one week from today.
That is when free agents can talk with teams, legally, before the official start of the new league year at 4 pm on March 15th -- which is when teams can sign free agents with expiring contracts.
The Buffalo Bills have a lot off work do to, with a ton of pending free agents, including safety Jordan Poyer, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds and running back Devin Singletary. Buffalo is currently above the salary cap by $20 million and must get below it before the new league year begins.
Wide receiver seems to be a position that most fans agree is a major need for this team. However, the free agent market has few viable options for a legitimate number two wide receiver, so perhaps general manager Brandon Beane decides to trade for one.
According to The NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Los Angeles Rams have given wide receiver Allen Robinson permission to seek a trade.
The Rams are willing to eat a portion of Robinson's contract, as both sides appear ready to move on after just one season together.
Robinson had a promising start to his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars and played well with subpar quarterback play in Chicago. However, his one season with the Rams was a huge disappointment, made worse by the injury to starting quarterback Matt Stafford.
Robinson to a contender makes sense, which means the Bills might put the call in to see what it would take. Again, it's speculation but it's a call Beane should at least make.