The Facts: In a Friday interview on Sirius NFL Radio, Rhodes said the Bills told him that he could start in the Sept. 14 Monday night opener at New England.
Diehards Line:As News staffer Allen Wilson suggested, that's probably news to Fred Jackson, the projected starter while Marshawn Lynch serves his three-game suspension. ... Whether he starts or not, the Bills are going to count heavily on Rhodes during the early part of the season. Wilson further suggested, how Rhodes does in those first three games will determine whether his touches diminish or he steals playing time away from Jackson when Lynch returns.