The Bills finally found their quarterback in 2015, which is, of course, the most important part of any NFL team. Outside of that, it was a disappointing season for Buffalo. Sammy Watkins is a stud, LeSean McCoy is a stud, Tyrod Taylor looks like a good QB, and there is nothing else on offense.
Karlos Williams was just released, which opens up the handcuff role for Mike Gillislee or Jonathan Williams. Whichever player takes this role, they will be relevant at some point this season. Other than that, there's not much else to talk about in Buffalo. Here are the 2016 fantasy football projections for the relevant Bufalo Bills.
Tyrod Taylor (QB) - 3300 yards, 25 TDs, 10 INTs, 500 yards, 5 TDs.
Taylor came out of relative obscurity in 2015 to become a very relevant fantasy option. With over 3000 passing yards and over 500 rushing yards last year, Taylor presents a great floor. Taylor is going in the double-digit rounds in drafts. Taylor is a great late round flyer and should be taken in all drafts.
LeSean McCoy (RB) - 1100 yards, 6 TDs, 40 catches, 400 yards, 2 TDs.
In 2015, McCoy was going much later than he used to in fantasy drafts. There were some injury concerns, but he still ended up with almost 900 yards rushing and almost 300 yards receiving. Not bad for 12 games of work.
He's now going around the 3rd/4th round turn which is a steal. If you draft at the end of the first and go WR/WR, he's an amazing RB1 at that spot. He has no competition and he should be great again.
Sammy Watkins (WR) - 80 catches, 1200 yards, 9 TDs.
Watkins could be the most talented wide receiver in the NFL. It's hard to argue that either way since he's on a team that doesn't give him the opportunity to show all of that talent. In regards to fantasy, he's boom or bust. He's going at the 30 spot. If you take risks, take him. If you don't, stay away. He does have a foot thing, which is another reason you could be scared. He will end up on a few of my teams.
Charles Clay (TE) - 60 catches, 700 yards, 5 TDs.
Clay is a low-end TE1 or streaming option. He will have some boom games, so be hopeful you have him in your lineup on those days. He's draftable, but only as the last pick in your draft. He is also a weekly DFS play in good matchups.
Sleeper/Bust - Sammy Watkins (WR).
No player in football has more possible outcomes per week than Watkins. He's extremely talented and, because of the offense, extremely inconsistent. Draft accordingly per your risk-taking quotient.
The Bills have already sustained a few injuries this off-season, so it looks like another 8-8 season in Buffalo.