Starting lineup

Nfl 2007

September 06, 2007

OFFENSE

Pos. Player Jamison Hensley's comment

QB McNair 3,050 passing yards last season was 2nd-best total in team history.

RB McGahee Cracked 100 rushing yards only three times in last 22 games with Bills.

FB Green Replaces Ovie Mughelli just 10 months removed from blowing out knee.

WR Clayton Could become team's top receiver; has 97 catches in past 23 games.

WR Mason 11-year veteran wants to show he can keep pace with younger receivers.

TE Heap Remains McNair's top red-zone target after team-best six TD catches.

LT Ogden How much will hyperextended toe limit Pro Bowl lineman this season?

LG Brown Became starter in Week 4 last season and never relinquished job.

C Flynn Might eventually be replaced by Chester but keeps fighting for his spot.

RG Chester Team's most athletic lineman will be starting guard or center.

RT Terry Former 2nd-round pick will be a better pass protector than Tony Pashos.

DEFENSE

Pos. Player Jamison Hensley's comment

LE Pryce Reversed declining career and became pass-rushing force inside.

NT Gregg Defense's most underrated player quietly makes plays.

RT Ngata 2006 1st-rounder exceeded expectations, playing with speed, power.

DE-LB Suggs 40 sacks in four seasons; how many will he have in contract year?

OLB Johnson Solid backup promoted to starter to replace versatile Adalius Thomas

MLB Lewis Critics say he's in decline, but teams can't consistently run on him.

OLB Scott Hardest hitter on defense looking to build on breakthrough season.

CB McAlister Pro Bowl defender can be a shutdown cornerback when he's focused.

CB Rolle Proud veteran doesn't want to be labeled again as weak link.

SS Landry 5th-round pick was biggest surprise starter last season.

FS Reed Ex-Defensive Player of the Year has 27 interceptions in five seasons.

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