5 key takeaways from Buffalo Bills second preseason game

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5.) Potential loss of depth at offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills

The Bills had already taken a hit at depth at offensive tackle when Brandon Shell, who signed with the Bills this past offseason, retired this past week. Losing Shell hurt the depth, but the Bills took an even bigger blow against the Steelers.

Offensive tackle Tommy Doyle suffered a gruesome injury when his knee bent backward on a play and was eventually carted off the field in a cast on his leg. Doyle has had the worst luck over the last year when he tore his ACL early last season in the Week 3 matchup against the Miami Dolphins, and now this injury that has just occurred. 

While testing will be underway for Doyle, the injury that took place and the aftermath of how he was carted off is not a great look for the Bills upfront. Now that the potential depth could be gone for the season, the Bills will have to look for extra protection for Josh Allen. Perhaps a potential reunion between the Bills and free agent offensive tackle Jason Peters could occur.