2 players on offense who need to impress at Buffalo Bills minicamp

Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott have been balling on a budget this offseason, trying to field a team around their superstar quarterback.
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Frank Gore Jr.

Signed out of Southern Mississippi, Frank Gore Jr. has an uphill battle to climb in a crowded backfield. The top three are locked in, but if they decide to keep four running backs, it’ll be between Gore Jr. and Darrynton Evans, who impressed Buffalo last year in the preseason. The son of a future Hall Of Famer totaled 1,131 yards and 10 touchdowns last year and was named Second-team All-Sun Belt for his performance. 

For every pass-catching running back on the Bills roster, they have a bruiser to compliment them. This year's draft was all about the ground and pound, finding Frank Gore Jr and Ray Davis, which could bode well for the team. They tried this last year with aging backs such as Leonard Fournette and Latavius Murray, and even Damien Harris before his injury, but to no avail. This time around, they’re finding youth to take the brunt of goal-line hits from Josh Allen. 

Gore will need to prove to his coaches that he can not only run the ball effectively but also pass block for Josh. If he can show the coaching staff that he can do that at an elite level, Buffalo may be forced to keep four running backs in 2024.