After the Buffalo Bills lost the Jeremy Maclin sweepstakes, they were left with approximately $11.5 million in cap space. That money could be used to sign Eric Decker or another wide receiver, but it could be spent on other areas as well. One of those areas is on defense, where the Bills are a little bit thin at the safety position.

Aaron Williams' Stint with the Bills.

Prior to becoming a Free Agent, Williams had been a Bill for his entire career. He was drafted as a cornerback in the 2nd round of the 2011 NFL draft, with the expectation that he would eventually become a solid corner.

Instead, he struggled and was moved to the safety position prior to the start of the 2013 season. Fans look upon the past few years of Aaron Williams fondly, as his play improved dramatically after a move to safety.

On March 5th, 2014, Williams signed a four year extension from Buffalo worth $26 million. Unfortunately, the Bills released him on March 9th.

Medical Issues.

In the 2016-2017 season, Aaron Williams was hit very hard by Jarvis Landry, and many questioned if Williams would ever be able to play football again. The potential danger to his head could be too great if he were ever hit hard there again. Here's a video of the incident that had the potential to end Williams' career.

To his credit, Williams hasn't given up and is still searching for another NFL team.

This is in spite of this hit, which could have very easily been the finishing play of his NFL career. Instead, Aaron sought employment from The Texans, but didn't leave Houston with a deal. Because there aren't many other suitors for a high risk option like Aaron, the Bills have an opportunity to take advantage of the situation.

Bills Could Sign Aaron Again.

Look at who the Bills have as their safety options. The only one who any fan has recognition of is Micah Hyde, who was signed from Green Bay in free agency. Other safeties include Colt Anderson, Trae Elston, Shamiel Gary, Joe Powell, and Jordan Poyer. Those names don't exactly make opposing offenses fear the backfield of the Bills defense.

That's where Aaron Williams would come in. He is familiar with the city of Buffalo, well liked by the fans, and could be willing to take a hometown discount to continue his football career. And because Williams has become a high risk option, the Bills organization has almost all the leverage. And, of course, because the Bills didn't sign Maclin, they have the cap space to do this. What do the Bills faithful think? I'd love to see Aaron back in blue.