3 undrafted free agent players to watch in Bills training camp

The Bills found many gems after the draft that could help the team early on both sides of the ball.
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DE Rondell Bothroyd

Bothroyd comes into a crowded pass rush room that features 10 defensive ends heading into training camp. He spent six seasons in college, five at Wake Forest and one at Oklahoma. With Wake Forest Bothroyd totaled 16.5 sacks, with his best season coming in 2021 where he totaled eight sacks. The reason for Bothroyd not being drafted isn’t clear-cut. It may have something to do with not recording a sack with Oklahoma, or the fact that he was a sixth-year super senior. No matter what the reasoning is, the Bills have found a gem, and he has a chance to showcase his potential this summer. 

Chances are he won’t make the active roster considering the depth Buffalo has above him. However, there’s a high chance of guarantee to have a spot on the practice squad for the young pass rusher to continue to grow. Buffalo values late-round/undrafted pass rushers, and they tend to find the best ones. From Darryl Johnson Jr to Kingsley Jonathan, Buffalo knows how to find defensive ends where other teams may not be looking.

Bothroyd looks to have his name added to that list since Sean McDermott arrived in town. With spots available after the 2024 season, it’s clear the Bills are turning over every rock to find their next guy. Bothroyd may not be in the Bills' plans for this year, but if he has a dominant summer, he may be in their cards for 2025 and beyond.