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Since the pre-season, the #Buffalo Bills’ wide receiver position has been interesting. Sammy Watkins was traded. Jordan Matthews joined Buffalo before Anquan Boldin retired. Former Chicago Bear, #Deonte Thompson, signed with Buffalo last week and became their top receiver with over 107 yards in the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With Andre Holmes and Zay Jones posting subpar numbers, Buffalo may be looking for another wide receiver. According to the New York Upstate website, the team worked out #rod streater, a former Bill who injured his toe during the pre-season. Here is what Streater could bring to the Buffalo Bills.

History of Rod Streater

Passed over in the 2012 draft, Rod Streater was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted agent.

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He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016. Streater then joined the San Francisco 49ers in a trade. The wide receiver signed with the Bills during the offseason this past year. His play during the team’s training camp and pre-season games was impressive. He made some tough catches and showed some separation from the other wide receivers. Throughout his career, Streater has had close to 130 receptions for over 1700 yards, as stated by the New York Upstate website.

Injury settlement postpones a quick return

Streater injured his toe in a pre-season game against the Philadelphia Eagles in August after making a hard catch. The injury was serious enough to require some rehabilitation and an injury settlement with the team. Streater had to be released. Unfortunately, the wide receiver cannot jump right back in with Buffalo.

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As stated by Buffalo Bills Rumblings, Streater can most likely return during Week 11 when Buffalo plays the Los Angeles Chargers. The game will bring back Buffalo face-to-face with Anthony Lynn, the former Bills’ offensive coordinator, who is now the Chargers’ coach.

Streater and Deonte Thompson could be a force

With Thompson’s breakout game this past week, the addition of Streater can give defenses a run for their money. With Thompson lined up on the opposite side of Streater, the Bills have the potential to do some offensive damage. Thompson showed that he can get open and snag the ball. Streater also demonstrated that he has speed and good hands. Wide receiver Kaelin Clay has also been cut from the team, which creates more of an opportunity for Streater if he signs with the Bills.

Buffalo plays the Oakland Raiders this Sunday.