9 free agents that should be on Buffalo Bills wish list after recent cuts

Brandon Beane speaking at the NFL Combine
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Ty Johnson

This is an easy move for me personally. He is a low cost free agent who makes sense and has a year in the Bills' current system. He was a great compliment to James Cook down the stretch of the 2023 season.

Not only did he give enough juice in the running game between the tackles, but he also was a reliable receiver out of the backfield. Also, the 1st game that Joe Brady came in as the interim OC (which was against the Jets in Week 12, Ty's former team, so a little bit of a "revenge game"), he called a beautifully designed pass to Ty on 4th down that was meant to pick up the 1st down, but he took it all the way to the endzone.

Having him back as at least the RB3 would be a great move for the Bills.

D'Onta Foreman

Let's be honest, we all love James Cook and how he is a vital part of this offense, but he lacks some downhill run ability to run between the tackles effectively. Enter D'Onta Foreman.

This is a hammer at running back who not only could pick up meaningful yards in short and goal line to go situations, but this also takes some wear and tear off of Josh Allen, who was essentially the short yardage runner in 2023.

That honestly is not the best way to use your franchise QB, even though it did work most of the time. The experiment of using the league's oldest running back in Latavius Murray last year seemed sound until the middle of the season he seemed to run out of gas. D'Onta Foreman is a younger version of Murray and could be that short yardage back for the Bills on a cheap 1 year vet minimum deal.