5 initial reactions from Buffalo Bills Week 8 win over the Bucs

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Kaiir Elam is not going to be a factor this year for the Buffalo Bills

The first reaction is from something that happened before the game as former first round pick Kaiir Elam was a healthy scratch. This is now the fifth time this season that he is a healthy scratch and the coaching staff elected to have Josh Norman active instead.

While a case could be made early in the season that Elam was inactive because of the other options the team had, it is a pretty clear indication of the coaching staff's confidence in Elam if he is inactive and a player who they just signed less than two weeks ago plays.

The NFL trade deadline is less than a week away and the Buffalo Bills should seriously consider moving Kaiir Elam before that.