4 Buffalo Bills on offense to watch in preseason game against Lions

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Jul 28, 2021; Orchard Park, NY, United States; Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox (88) catches a pass during practice at the Buffalo Bills Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports /

Dawson Knox

The pressure is on tight end Dawson Knox to produce this season. He is entering his third season in the league and the Buffalo Bills appear to have a great deal of confidence in the young tight end to take that next step in his career.

The tight end position was one specifically mentioned by general manager Brandon Beane early in the offseason that they needed more production from. However, the only move they made was signing free agent Jacob Hollister, which could be a sign they believe in Knox.

One of the biggest challenges for Knox in the first two years in the league was drops, which he seemed to correct early in training camp. That was until recently where he has had a few notable drops during practice, as Matthew Fairburn with The Athletic tweeted late last week.

In this game against the Detroit Lions, it would be great to see him get a few targets and what he can do with those opportunities.