3 Buffalo Bills who disappointed in the preseason finale against Carolina

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After two good preseason wins, the Buffalo Bills struggled on the road against the Carolina Panthers. They would get shut out by a final score of 21-0 as they couldn’t get into any kind of offensive rhythm.

The lack of production wasn’t overly surprising as the Bills elected to hold out almost all their starters. Meanwhile, the Panthers had a majority of their starters on the field, particularly on the defensive side of the ball.

When looking at this game, there were a few players and groups that had disappointing performances that they likely will want to forget.

3 Buffalo Bills who disappointed in the preseason finale against Carolina

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Bills Offensive Line

The offensive line through the first two preseason games for the most part looked pretty good, particularly the starters in the game against the Broncos. This is good news but if any of those starters are not going to be able to go at some point during the season, it might be a problem for the offense.

In the game against the Carolina Panthers, the Bills had an offensive line that consisted of Alec Anderson, Tanner Owens, Bobby Hart, Luke Tenuta, and Jacob Capra for a majority of the game with Spencer Brown getting some snaps to start before being replaced by Tenuta.

This group for most of the game just looked over-matched and struggled to give the quarterbacks, Case Keenum and Matt Barkley, much time at all in the pocket and was sacked three times.

Also, the run game wasn’t able to get much going either as they only averaged 3.2 yards per carry on 17 carries.

Of the players on the line who played most of the game, Bobby Hart would have the best chance of making the 53-man roster but the question becomes how much the performance in this game hurt his chances.