11 Bills selected as top players in the NFL

11 Bills selected as top players in the NFL
Posted at 4:16 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 17:21:43-04

Sports Illustrated recently selected 11 former Bills in an NFL All-Time Draft.

On Tuesday, SI's Monday Morning Quarterback writer Andy Benoit released the MMQB 400 The Best Players in Football which featured 11 current Bills.

LeSean McCoy led the way for Buffalo, cracking the list at 52.  

Shady ranked sixth last season rushing for 1,267 yards.  He also scored 13 times, good for fourth among running backs.  McCoy, who was acquired in a trade with Philadelphia in 2015, has rushed for more than 2,000 yards in his two years with Buffalo.

Guard Richie Incognito, defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and new safety Micah Hyde rounded out players in the top 200.

Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, who had a career year in 2016 with a career high 76 tackles and 12.5 sacks, is listed at No. 325.

Alexander advanced to his first career Pro Bowl and earning MVP honors a year ago and re-signed with the team in April.

Of course, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was listed as No.1 on the list.  Amherst native and one of Brady's top targets, Rob Gronkowski, is also in the Top 10 at No. 7.  Former UB football standout Khalil Mack is eighth.

Excluding practice squad players, there are 1,696 players on active rosters when the season rolls around for Week 1 action.

Below is a list of all the Bills players rankings.

52 - LeSean McCoy, RB
152 - Richie Incognito, OG
174 - Marcell Dareus, DT
184 - Micah Hyde, S
243 - Eric Wood, C
258 - Sammy Watkins, WR
270 - Ronald Darby, CB
302 - Kyle Williams, DT
303 - Charles Clay, TE
325 - Lorenzo Alexander, LB
326 - Cordy Glenn, LT