Bills beat writer Mike Rodak talked about TE Clay Burto...

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Bills beat writer Mike Rodak talked about TE Clay Burton, an undrafted rookie.

Rodak: Clay Burton caught my eye this spring during OTAs and minicamp when he saw some first-team action, which was unique among undrafted rookies. The Bills' open competition at tight end behind Charles Clay gives Burton a chance to sneak onto the roster, even if he isn't the No. 2 or No. 3 option at the position.

Offensive coordinator Greg Roman could go four-deep at the spot and Burton has the size (6-foot-4, 259 pounds) and physical build of an NFL tight end. Unlike sixth-round draft pick Nick O'Leary, Burton's college production won't win any awards, but he has some traits that could result in the Bills keeping him on their roster.

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The story went on to say the path for any undrafted rookie to make the 53-man roster is steep. The Bills didn't have any undrafted rookies make their team out of training camp last season and with a deep roster at most positions, the odds are against it happening this year. It seems as if Burton will have to turn into a preseason star, but even then he could end up on the practice squad. It will be tough to pass Clay as the team's TE1.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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