3 reasons Xavier Rhodes would be a great signing for the Buffalo Bills

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Previously played for Leslie Frazier

The final reason is that there is some familiarity between Xavier Rhodes and defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier. Rhodes was a first-round pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2013 and at the time Leslie Frazier was the head coach for the Vikings.

It would be the only season that Frazier and Rhodes were on the same team as Frazier was fired after the season after the Vikings only got five wins. During Rhodes’ rookie season he would play 13 games, with six starts, and had 48 total tackles, 10 passes defended, and one forced fumble.

While it has been almost 10 years, even that little bit of familiarity should help Rhodes get up to speed and onto the field quicker. This should be one of the ultimate goals with a signing like this as the Buffalo Bills likely need someone to contribute this week against the Ravens.

At this point of the season, options are usually limited at every position but the addition of Xavier Rhodes would make too much sense not to happen with the current situation the Buffalo Bills find themselves in.