These are three questions the Buffalo Bills have entering their second preseason game.
The first preseason game couldn’t have gone any better for the Buffalo Bills. They came away with the win, 16-15 over the Detroit Lions, got some good performances from key players and more importantly came out of the game without any serious injury.
The Bills used this first game to give the second and third-string more work while holding out a majority of their starters. That could potentially change on Saturday against the Chicago Bears which brings us to the first question for the Bills.
How many Buffalo Bills starters will play against the Bears (and how long)?
In the first preseason game, the Bills had only five players, who are expected to be starters this season, play against the Lions (Cody Ford, Dawson Knox, Devin Singletary, Ed Oliver, and Levi Wallace).
Entering the second preseason game against the Chicago Bears, that number is expected to grow. However, it remains to be seen by how much and who exactly will be joining these players.
The biggest question will be around quarterback Josh Allen and he didn’t even know if he was playing when asked earlier this week, according to Matt Parrino.
At the start of training camp, I wrote that the Buffalo Bills should not play Josh Allen in any preseason games. If Josh Allen had struggled in training camp, it might change my opinion but that hasn’t been the case. The Buffalo Bills can’t afford to open up their franchise quarterback to potential injuries and they should hold him out of the entire preseason, including Saturday.