3 things the Buffalo Bills need to do prior to the trade deadline

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2.) Restructure Dawson Knox's contract

On September 7th, 2022, the Bills extended Dawson Knox to a four-year deal worth $54 million with $31 million guaranteed. He has been a great locker room guy and has had flashes of being a great contributor to the Buffalo offense.

However, since that contract was signed, Knox has well underperformed. He has yet to have more than 7 catches in a game (which he has only done once). His highest yards in a game has been 98, but the next closest has been 70. He already has 4 drops on the year, which ties his second most in a season (10 his rookie year). He is coming off a performance to forget with getting 3 targets, but only catching one pass for 10 yards and dropping a crucial fourth down pass that could have put the Bills into scoring position. 

Knox just passed the 100 receiving yard mark for the season, while rookie tight end Dalton Kincaid currently has 193 yards through seven games. Knox is making $13 million a year, as the 9th highest paid tight end in the league. He is well below the expectations that were put on him after signing this deal. It is time to make Kincaid the main tight end and get rid of the two tight-end sets. With that being said, Beane should really consider restructuring Knox’s contract if he wants to be on the team for the future.