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The Buffalo Payments fortified their trenches over the weekend by activating Rodger Saffold off the non-football harm checklist.

Saffold was initially positioned on the checklist at the start of Buffalo’s coaching camp after injuring his ribs in a automotive accident.

The 34-year-old Saffold is getting into his thirteenth NFL season and first with the Payments, and has made 157 begins in his 160 video games performed. Regardless of reaching his first Professional Bowl in 2021, Saffold discovered himself a free agent this offseason after the Tennessee Titans launched him in a cap-saving transfer.

Tennessee’s loss proved to be Buffalo’s acquire. The Payments signed Saffold to headline their trio of free-agent additions alongside the offensive line. Saffold’s teammate with the Titans, David Quessenberry, additionally relocated to Buffalo within the offseason, and Greg Van Roten came to visit from the New York Jets.

With NFL Community’s Mike Giardi reporting that beginning proper guard Ryan Bates can be returning to observe after lacking a number of classes, the now-healthy line enters a vital interval of jelling in entrance of star quarterback Josh Allen.