Extremely early cut candidates for the Buffalo Bills in 2024

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Nyheim Hines

The Buffalo Bills traded for Nyheim Hines right before the trade deadline and while he didn't have much of a role on offense, he made an impact on special teams. He is an experienced returner who would have two kickoff returns for touchdowns in the same game in the final regular season game of the year.

This offseason, the Bills were able to rework Hines' contract to provide some salary cap relief. The move gives the team a full offseason to incorporate Hines into the offense and see what he can bring in an expanded role.

However, if Hines doesn't have more of an impact the Bills could look to release Hines as a move as that would create no dead cap but free up $5.5 million in cap space. The running back position is one where teams can find real value so unless Hines has a great season, this is a move that would make a lot of sense.