6 toughest decisions the Buffalo Bills have in the 2024 offseason

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Do the Buffalo Bills trade Stefon Diggs?

This one seemingly was already decided based on the press conference by Brandon Beane earlier this week. However, it is worth mentioning here depending on how the offseason progresses.

Since 2020, Stefon Diggs has been the Buffalo Bills number one wide receiver and has developed into a Top 5 player at his position. He would finish the season once again with over 100 receptions, 1,000 receiving yards and had eight receiving touchdowns.

However, a majority of those stats were in the first six weeks of the season as he had only one touchdown in the final 10 games (including playoffs), didn't have a 100 yard receiving game since Week 6 and in the two playoff games combined for 73 receiving yards.

At 30 years old, the question is whether or not this is the beginning of a trend or just a bad stretch to end one season. The challenge is that the Bills really can't move on from Diggs due to his contract as releasing him before June 1st would result in over $31 million in dead cap.

The only thing the Bills can do that won't completely derail their salary cap this season would be to wait until after June 1st and see if they could trade him. It would create over $19 million in cap space for this season but would result in over $22 million in dead cap for 2025.

In the end, and based on Stefon Diggs contract, the hope is probably he bounces back and returns to that elite level.