NFL player comparisons for Buffalo Bills’ offensive tackle Luke Tenuta

Luke Tenuta, Buffalo Bills (Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)
Luke Tenuta, Buffalo Bills (Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports) /

In the sixth round, the Buffalo Bills drafted offensive tackle Luke Tenuta out of Virginia Tech. The first thing that stands out with Tenuta is that he is similar to other offensive tackles the Bills have drafted in that he is a tall player at 6’8″, similar to Spencer Brown and Tommy Doyle.

Over the past three seasons with Virginia Tech, Tenuta would start 25 games with 15 at right tackle and 10 at left tackle. Even with the experience, the scouting report on has concerns with Tenuta and questions whether he will be able to compete at the professional level.

Player comparisons for Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Luke Tenuta

Of the player comparisons for Luke Tenuta on MockDraftable the most notable player is Chris McIntosh, who was a first round pick by the Seattle Seahawks in 2000. He would start 10 games as a rookie at right tackle but suffer a neck injury that would linger in his career.

McIntosh would start three games the following season but that would be his final season in the league.

The player who had the longest career in the NFL is John Wetzel, who has played in 46 games and started 24 games between 2016 and 2020. The 24 starts occurred in the first three years in the league as he played left tackle in place of an injured starter.

The top player comparison is Wesley Britt out of Alabama, who was a fifth round pick by the Chargers however he was one of the team’s final cuts as they got their roster down to 53 players.

He would sign with the Patriots on their practice squad that season before making the 53-man roster in 2006. Britt would appear in 16 games over the next three seasons with two starts.

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When considering the players the Buffalo Bills have on the roster, it will be a tough climb over the next few months to secure a spot on the 53-man roster as a rookie. For Tenuta, he will likely be on the practice squad for this year and if he can develop enough over this year, he has the potential to be a good backup swing tackle for this team next season.