Many around Buffalo would agree that the most important pending free agent name for the Bills to watch over the next few weeks is linebacker Matt Milano.
While Buffalo’s 2017 draft haul did include quarterback Nathan Peterman in Round 5, the team also struck gold in Milano there as well. A modern-day, undersized linebacker, Milano could be one of the most overlooked players in the NFL.
That is, in terms of national headlines. Other clubs around the league will certainly be aware of his talents and he’ll likely be a coveted player in a thin free agent pool of linebackers.
Buffalo will hope Milano doesn’t make it to free agency, but if he does, here are 10 teams that could be interested in signing Milano:
Los Angeles Rams
Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald. Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
The Rams have big names on their defense, like lineman Aaron Donald and cornerback Jalen Ramsey. They don’t have at linebacker, though. Adding Milano there would help bolster what Rams Wire calls the “weakest spot on the roster.” But the Rams’ salary cap mess might make grabbing him difficult.
Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts. Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
The Eagles’ entire early offseason headlines surround the Carson Wentz-Jalen Hurts QB drama. However, Pro Football Focus suggested the Eagles should target Milano in free agency, adding the Eagles’ linebackers group was “one of the worst units in all of football.” Still,…