Buffalo Bills: 5 defensive players who could break out in 2023

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2.) Tre’Davious White - Cornerback

It seems like White has been overlooked as a shutdown corner in the league since he tore his ACL on Thanksgiving in 2021. Before his injury that limited him to just 8 games in 2022-23, the All-Pro corner has locked down receivers since he arrived in Buffalo in 2017.

In games he did play last season, White did not look comfortable. Granted, it seemed like he was trying to get back into a routine on the field, but now this offseason should allow White to get back to his old self. 

Having White on the field does not make the Bills secondary as vulnerable as it was at one point in 2022. While the Bills will be looking for their number two corner (potential battle between Kaiir Elam and Christian Benford), White should be able to step into this season and return back to his usual shutdown corner play.

With White back in the lineup, it will be the first time that he, Micah Hyde, and Jordan Poyer will be on the field together since Thanksgiving 2021.