Is Andy Isabella creating enough buzz to crack Buffalo Bills 53-man roster?

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Is Andy Isabella the answer to the YAC issue for the Buffalo Bills?

As he showed in the game, Isabella’s best feature that he brings is his YAC (yards after catch) ability. The Bills have ranked low in YAC over the past few years, and improving it will only make their already dangerous offense, that much better. Between the addition of Deonte Harty, an expected breakout campaign for running back James Cook, and now the possible addition of Isabella; the Bills could be in very good hands in the YAC department.

Isabella was a second-round selection of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 NFL Draft. In four years at the University of Massachusetts, the speedy receiver amassed 231 catches, for 3,526 yards, 30 touchdowns, and averaged 15.3 yards per catch. In the NFL, the 5’9” receiver has appeared in 41 games, catching 33 passes on 54 targets, for 447 yards and three touchdowns.

Isabella is on his third team now, and for a second-round pick, it’s odd he was never given much of an opportunity. It sounds generic to say, but there are shades of Cole Beasley in his game. The Bills' offense was at its best with Beasley’s presence and is now in year two of trying to replicate it.

So far, Isabella has impressed with the Bills and if he can finish strong over the next few weeks, he might be on the roster after cut-down day. He just has to make the team, after that, you never know the high level of impact he could really have.