Bills 'don't have any interest' in Ray Rice

Ray Rice is hoping that one NFL team will give him an opportunity to resume his NFL career. It doesn't appear that he'll get that chance with the Buffalo Bills after Rex Ryan said the team doesn't have any interest in the running back.

Barring a few significant injuries, Rex Ryan won’t be adding Ray Rice to the Buffalo Bills backfield anytime soon. In a conversation on PFT Live, Ryan was asked about the possibility of adding Rice to Buffalo’s roster. Ryan said that Buffalo doesn’t have any interest in Rice.

“For us, we kind of have a loaded backfield, so there won’t even be a consideration there, because [of] the type of depth we have,” Rex Ryan said on Friday’s PFT Live. “And I think that’s probably what a lot of it is. I was with Ray in Baltimore [and] I really liked him when I was there. . . . We don’t have any interest and we never went into great detail about it because of the type of depth that we have at running back.”

As Ryan noted, he spent one season with Rice in Baltimore (2008), so there is a history between the coach and player. However, Buffalo’s depth at the running back position is strong.

The team features LeSean McCoy as its lead back and has Fred Jackson, rookie Karlos Williams and Anthony Dixon as depth. Jackson and Dixon are currently out with injuries, but both players are expected to be back within the month. Currently, Rice would have a hard time seeing the field with the Bills.

That said, never say never. Over the course of the 2015 season, anything can happen. Ryan may not have interest in Rice now but injuries can change things quickly in the NFL.


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