Bills rookie Ed Wang is primarily an offensive tackle, but for the past month he has gotten snaps at guard. It's not a permanent move. In fact, he spent most of this week back at tackle. The Bills just want to see which position is best for the fifth-round draft pick.
Wang missed all of the preseason and has been inactive the first five games because of a thumb injury that required surgery early in training camp. The Bills dress seven offensive linemen for each game and they want their two backups to be able to play more than one position in case a starter gets injured.
So if Wang can adapt to playing guard while continuing his development at tackle, it will help his chances of getting into a game at some point this season.
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