On the eve of Buffalo's 2016 college season the NFL preseaon was winging down and several Bulls were trying to stake a claim to an NFL 53 man roster.
Two UB Alumni saw no action because their jobs were sage. Khalil Mack and James Starks
Steven Means: Means all but assured he will be the Eagles fourth defensive end. He spent a lot of the first half in theJets backfield. Late in the first this led to Christian Hackenberg being forced into a grounding penelty.
Late in the second means sacked Hackenberg and then forced an incompletion several plays later.
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Means has dominated offensive linemen throughout the preseason. He has registered three sacks in the preseason but has multiple quarterback pressures.
Primarily working at right defensive end, Means has been able to get a very quick jump on the ball and attack tackles instantly off the snap.
"I can look in the mirror and smile at myself and say I left it all out there. Let God take it from there." -- #Eagles Steven Means
Jake Schum: Schum's whirlwind week did not go unnoticed by the media.
Jake Schum arrived in Green Bay at 2 a.m. Wednesday and before he had time to even unpack his things he was punting in the Green Bay Packers’ walk-through practice and preparing to fly to Kansas City.
In a matter of hours, Schum went from loser of a punting battle with Bryan Anger in Tampa Bay to Packers’ starting punter.
The understanding wasn’t that he was taking part in a tryout Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, but rather that he was stepping into a role as veteran Tim Masthay’s replacement for the 2016 season.
Jake Schum punted eight times for 364 yards (45.5 yard average). He put three inside of the 20, had a long of 57, and added a special teams tackle.
More impressively the Chiefs only managed four returns with a long of 8 and an average of 3.5 yards.
Weiser is still trying to land the last tight end roster spot. He is battling with Sean McGrath and Asante Cleveland. Weiser had one reception for five yard but McGrath had the best night so it may come down to Weiser and Cleveland as to who gets on the practice squad.