Buffalo Bills: Betting odds on Khalil Mack coming back to Buffalo

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Khalil Mack continues his holdout and some betting odds place the Buffalo Bills in contention to trade for the former Buffalo Bull.

Khalil Mack was a star as a member of the Buffalo Bulls. It sure would be cool if he could come back and be a star for the Buffalo Bills.

Mack is continuing his holdout in what is the final year of his rookie contract with the Oakland Raiders. That means a trade could be in his near future.

The Raiders would be smart to work something out with Mack, as he is a generational talent. But if the relationship is beyond repair, the Bills could be a possible trade partner.

This idea is supported by some betting odds, shared recently by OddsShark:

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The problem with acquiring Mack is that it would realistically come at a high price, given the Raiders are smart in a trade. The Bills aren’t likely to send a high draft pick for what could be a rental. The goal would be to re-sign Mack but he may be too expensive for the Bills on a long-term deal.

Trading for Mack is mostly just a fun idea at this point. He would come back to Buffalo and be treated like a legend right away.

Such a trade becomes more likely if the Bills are in playoff contention in October before the trade deadline arrives. If not, getting Mack as a rental player wouldn’t be the best business move.

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According to the odds, the Packers are the early favorite. Then again, the Raiders will likely do what they can to keep Mack in town. But if there is a chance, it is still fun to dream about Mack in a Bills uniform.