The Buffalo Bills are in a tough spot. The team is sitting at 4-3 after losing a tough game to Miami on the road and will now take on a Patriots team that looks almost unstoppable right now. LeSean McCoy is listed as doubtful for the game and will almost certainly not play. That injury is leaving the Bills with limited offensive weapons for Tyrod Taylor to work with. The Bills did sign wide receiver Ed Eagan, but he was released just three days after he was signed. That left an open spot on the 53 man roster, which was filled by a cornerback.

Bills Promote Cornerback Marcus Roberson.

According to writer Ryan Talbot, the cornerback will be activated by the Buffalo Bills before Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.

Roberson will take away a spot from a wide receiver, so he better be productive in his role on Sunday. If he isn't, the Bills will have wasted a roster spot for someone who has little impact on the game. It's hard to really see how Roberson can have a huge role when Stephon Gilmore, Ronald Darby, and Nickell Robey-Coleman play such huge roles in the defense. But Rex Ryan does love versatile defenders, and he will probably look to mix Roberson in on some defensive looks.

Lack of High Quality Play at Wide Receiver.

The Buffalo Bills looked lost on offense against the Dolphins last week partially due to the ragtag assortment of wide receivers at Tyrod Taylor's disposal. Marquise Goodwin did manage to catch a long pass, but he won't even play against the Patriots thanks to a concussion suffered against the Dolphins.

That leaves the Bills with a questionable Robert Woods, a punt returner in Brandon Tate, and a red zone threat in Justin Hunter. Tyrod will also have to rely on tight ends Charles Clay and Nick O'Leary for production.

If LeSean McCoy were healthy this week, itwouldn't be so bad. McCoy helps to open up the offense and has a knack for turning busted plays into big gains.

But Mike Gillislee is not the same player as LeSean McCoy and he will not open up the offense in the same way. And that's why it's hard to believe that the Bills didn't address the wide receiver position with more urgency this week.

Tyrod Taylor will now have to rely on a weak assortment of options to defeat a Patriots team that is going to score a lot of points on Sunday. It's still possible that the Bills somehow manage to have a strong passing attack, but it's hard to see it happening with the current group of wide receivers on the team.

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