Justin Rogers DB MIA 4 Months
Texans claimed CB Justin Rogers off waivers from the Bills.
Rogers, 26 in January, was cut by the Bills on Tuesday. He started the first five games of the season for the Bills due to injuries and was getting torched. Rogers will be depth in Houston. ILB D.J. Smith was waived to make room.
Justin Rogers DB MIA 6 Months
Bills CB Justin Rogers will start at right cornerback in Week 1.
With Stephon Gilmore (wrist) expected to miss the first six weeks, Rogers will start opposite Leodis McKelvin. The Bills will go with a rotation of undrafted rookie Nickell Robey and Ron Brooks in their nickel package.
Justin Rogers DB MIA Sep 16 '12
Bills CB Justin Rogers will be rotated back in at the nickel corner spot in Week 2.
Rogers was dealing with a bit of a hamstring injury late in the preseason and it lingered into Week 1. Leodis McKelvin had won the job out of training camp but after the Bills were torched by Mark Sanchez and the Jets last week, head coach Chan Gailey is opening the competition back up. They will see a lot of the Chiefs' Dexter McCluster on Sunday.
Justin Rogers DB MIA Aug 04 '12
The Bills' official depth chart lists Justin Rogers as the team's primary kick returner.
It's a surprise in that most expected Brad Smith to be listed in the initial release. Rogers averaged 28.7 yards per return as a late season fill-in. In addition to special teams, he's competing with Leodis McKelvin for the Bills' starting nickel corner job.
Justin Rogers DB MIA Jul 07 '12
Chris Brown of the Bills' official website expects Justin Rogers to win the team's nickel corner job.
Rogers appeared in 12 games as a rookie and is expected to see significant playing time in sub-defenses, with Aaron Williams and Stephon Gilmore the starters on the outside. Brown notes that Rogers was "among the more impressive" players in the Bills' offseason program, and has more slot experience than Leodis Mckelvin, Terrence McGee and fourth-round CB Ron Brooks.