Buffalo Bills’ 5 Biggest Breakout Candidates Of 2014

Buffalo Bills' 5 Biggest Breakout Candidates Of 2014

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Last season, Buffalo Bills rookie Kiko Alonso collected 159 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions in 2013. These five candidates may not have as big of a breakout as Alonso, but could produce for Buffalo in 2014.

5. WR Marquise Goodwin

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5. WR Marquise Goodwin

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The speedster Goodwin caught 17 passes for 283 yards and three touchdowns in 2013. Goodwins' role this season will expand and he should see more time as the slot wideout.

4. OG Kraig Urbik

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4. OG Kraig Urbik

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The Buffalo Bills' offensive line has many unheralded players, and one is guard Kraig Urbik. He has started 44 games for the Bills since 2010. Urbik has improved in each and every season since joining the Bills, and 2014 could be the season that he garners Pro Bowl honors.

3. WR Robert Woods

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3. WR Robert Woods

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There is a possibility that the Bills cut ties with WR Stevie Johnson, and Woods could be in line to grab his starting spot. Woods posted 40 receptions for 587 yards and three scores. He showed that he can be a viable pass catching option for the Bills. He will make the most out the opportunity he's given.

2. CB Stephon Gilmore

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2. CB Stephon Gilmore

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Gilmore, who missed the first five games of 2013, bounced back later in the season with two interceptions and showed the talent he had back in his rookie campaign. The Bills will count on him to be their No. 1 corner and cover the top wide receivers every sunday.

1. QB E.J. Manuel

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1. QB E.J. Manuel

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The 16th selection in the 2013 draft, Manuel missed six games in his rookie year, throwing 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Manuel is a big, strong quarterback and if healthy in 2014, he could push the Bills closer to the Patriots in the division. He has all the weapons in his arsenal to break out next season.


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