Predicting the Buffalo Bills WR depth chart entering training camp

•Starting wide receivers should be unchanged for Buffalo Bills

•Who wins the starting slot receiver job?

•Who earns the final spots on the depth chart?

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Backup: Trent Sherfield and Justin Shorter

The Buffalo Bills are likely to keep six wide receivers on the 53-man roster and the final two spots should go to Trent Sherfield and Justin Shorter. The Bills signed Sherfield as a free agent this offseason and he should be the replacement for Jake Kumerow, who was a backup wide receiver but primarily contributed on special teams.

Sherfield has played 881 special team snaps in his career. While he will compete with Shakir for the starting slot receiver he most likely ends up being a key part of the Buffalo Bills special teams this season.

As for Justin Shorter, he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 2023 NFL Draft. He is a bigger wide receiver but will unlikely be on the field much this season unless there is an injury at the position. The Buffalo Bills can afford to give him time to develop and potentially become a bigger part of the offense in 2024.

Practice Squad Candidates: Marcell Ateman, Tyrell Shavers, Bryan Thompson, Jalen Wayne, Dezmon Patmon, Isaiah Coulter, KeeSean Johnson

The Buffalo Bills have seven additional wide receivers on their roster but these players are more than likely competing for spots on the practice squad this year.