3 moves the Buffalo Bills may regret from 2023 offseason

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3.) Buffalo Bills only signing Damien Harris to a one-year deal

The running back position is the most devalued position in all of football. Teams typically change up running backs every few years, except for Derrick Henry and Nick Chubb. The Bills drafted James Cook in 2022 to develop as the true threat that he was when he was at Georgia. With the departure of Devin Singletary, the Bills only had Cook and Nyheim Hines on the roster before signing Damien Harris from New England. 

Harris was in the division with the Patriots the last four seasons, having rushed for 2,094 yards and 20 touchdowns. At one point, he was the main focal point of the Patriots running game. Injuries have setback Harris, especially last season having missed six games. 

He signed a one-year deal with the Bills this offseason, but with his production from 2021, the Bills should have maybe considered giving Harris at minimum a two year deal that way he was secured for the next two seasons.

In 2021, Harris rushed for 929 yards and 15 touchdowns. In one of those games, he ripped off a 64 yard touchdown run against the Bills in Week 13 and helped beat the Bills 14-10. During that season, Harris rushed for 100 yards in five games and averaged 62 rushing yards a game. 

Players have down years throughout their career, but Harris showed that he can be a dominant runner of the football in New England. If Harris impresses this season and can have a similar repeat in 2021, his market will go up for free agency next season. If the Bills had signed him to a two-year deal and he takes the lead as the primary go-to guy in the run offense, he would have an extra year under contract that the Bills would not have to worry about.