Kenny Britt To The Bills?


Dec 23, 2012; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins wide receiver Rishard Matthews (86) catches a pass against Buffalo Bills free safety Jairus Byrd (31) in the second quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans are open to trading wide receiver Kenny Britt and with the relationship between the Buffalo Bills and safety Jairus Byrd slowly heading south, a potential trade between the two could be possible.

Kenny Britt is in his 5th year of his NFL career with the Titans but has struggled to catch the ball and make plays due to the big play ability of rookie Justin Hunter and wide receiver Kendall Wright. Britt is not all to blame, especially with Jake Locker’s inability to stay healthy, but outside sources and Britt himself believe his time with the Titans is coming to a close. According to an NFL Network “Around The League” podcast , Britt ” has been plagued by penalties and drops. He’s also failed to consistently separate from man coverage ever since the first of his three knee surgeries starting in 2011.”

Jairus Byrd has been nursing a foot injury since his return but has not played a down since training camp; to be honest it seems that Byrd is milking his injury in hopes of a trade. However, Jairus Byrd is still one of the best safeties in the league and teams like the titans would be wise to add playmakers like Byrd to their defense. With his worth being more than Britt, the Buffalo Bills could gain future picks in next years draft to add to the foundation already established by Doug Marrone and his coaching staff.

Sep 22, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; San Diego Chargers cornerback Derek Cox (22) defends a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt (18) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Chargers 20-17. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

The Buffalo Bills could use a veteran at wide receiver alongside Stevie Johnson to help carry the weight of their rookie quarterback EJ Manuel. Manuel has shown some progress in the past four weeks, but he is learning the ropes of being a starting quarterback in the NFL, meaning there will be some rough patches along the way. Britt’s experience and size, at 6-3, 223 pounds make him a huge target in the redzone and a solid blocker for the run game. Due to his performance this season he would also be a cheap addition to the Buffalo Bills, who could pitch for another second and third round pick from the Titans for next year’s draft.  A solid investment for a player who surely does not want any part of the team. What do you think?