It is believed that safety Jairus Byrd is leaving the Buffalo Bills, creating a void in their secondary at the safety position. Enter New Orleans Saints free safety Malcolm Jenkins, a potential replacement.
"This hinges on the status of Jairus Byrd. The door hasn’t been shut on a new deal, so if Byrd somehow finds his way back to Buffalo, it will lessen this need to almost zero. If Byrd lands elsewhere, then the Bills have a need here. They just committed a chunk of money to Aaron Williams but they will need another starter at the position. Do they go with a one-year stop-gap measure, using Da’Norris Searcy or re-signing Jim Leonhard for that role? Possibly, but that wouldn’t be ideal. Their best bet is to supplement the young talent that they have with a second-tier free agent — Malcolm Jenkins is one possibility — and target that position in the draft over the next two years. The Bills aren’t doing themselves any favors if Duke Williams is atop their depth chart this summer."
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