Following up on this week's Team Notes
. ... After the Bills released running back LeSean McCoy
last weekend, general manager Brandon Beane said that giving rookie Devin Singletary
more opportunities was part of the impetus for the decision to part ways with the veteran.
Singletary will get more opportunities than he would have with McCoy still in the picture, but he’s not going to be a one-man show in the backfield.
As Profootballtalk.com's Josh Alper notes, Frank Gore
and T.J. Yeldon
are still on hand and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll said on Thursday that all three of the backs will factor into the team’s offensive plans.
Daboll also said that how they’ll factor into those plans will be different from game to game.
“They’ll all have roles,” Daboll said, via Joe Buscaglia of TheAthletic.com. “What those roles are will be defined by what they do on a week-to-week basis.”
Alper went on to noteSunday’s game against the Jets will provide the first look on how things might play out in the Buffalo backfield, but it doesn’t sound like there will be much certainty until deeper into the season.
Indeed, while Singletary seems like the fantasy player of choice over the course of the season, the uncertainly to start the season limits the value of all involved (as reflected by the Week 1 FSP Staff Cheatsheet