Buffalo Bills: Kaiir Elam, Damar Hamlin inactive for Week 2

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The Buffalo Bills will be playing their first home game of the 2023 season shortly in a 1 PM kickoff against the Las Vegas Raiders. The Bills will be looking to put behind them a disappointing loss to the New York Jets on Monday night and get the season back on track.

The good news for the Buffalo Bills is that they once again enter the game almost completely healthy as the only player on the injury report was center Mitch Morse. He was dealing with a finger injury but practiced in full all week. The team didn't give him an injury designation and he will be available today and starting at center.

The inactives this week for the Buffalo Bills are exactly the same to Week 1 with the most notable names being inactive once again includes Damar Hamlin and former first round pick Kaiir Elam as healthy scratches. The other inactives include defensive Kingsley Jonathan, offensive lineman Alec Anderson and offensive tackle Germain Ifedi

With Hamlin and Elam inactive, the Bills elect to have defensive back Cam Lewis active for the second week in a row. He plays a number of different roles as he contributes on special teams but can also back up Taron Johnson at nickel as well as being a backup safety.

As for the Raiders, they had already ruled out wide receiver Jakobi Meyers and defensive end Chandler Jones for this game on Friday but the other inactive players are listed below. They include quarterback Aidan O'Connell, safety Chris Smith II, linebacker Amari Burney, and defensive tackle Nesta Jade Silvera.

Buffalo Bills Week 2 Inactives

  • Damar Hamlin
  • Kaiir Elam
  • Kingsley Jonathan
  • Germain Ifedi
  • Alec Anderson

Las Vegas Week 2 Inactives

  • Jakobi Meyers
  • Chandler Jones
  • Chris Smith II
  • Amari Burney
  • Nesta Jade Silvera
  • Aidan O'Connell