The Bills defense has been one of the top units in the NFL since Sean McDermott arrived in 2017. Due to many factors, the defense last season couldn’t reach the high rate of productivity as in years past. This season, with a more regular offseason schedule and another year under the same defensive scheme, the Bills defense should get back to its old ways. Here are three Bills players that should play a big role and have a breakout year in 2021 A.J. Epenesa The COVID-19 pandemic made it very hard for the 2020 rookie class to get a full offseason’s worth of training last year. Defensive end A.J. Epenesa started off slow but then started to make some waves as the season progressed. Throughout the season, he struggled to keep his weight up as he had to change schemes from college to the NFL.
Potential breakout player on defense