On Thursday, the Buffalo Bills lost two members of their secondary to the reserve/COVID-19 list, at least for the time being, in Siran Neal and rookie Dane Jackson.
Although King's base position is cornerback, he could provide more value for the Bills on special teams. In each of the last two seasons, King played a higher percentage of special teams snaps than defensive snaps. In 2018, King played 29.2% of Seattle's special teams snaps compared to just 14.6% on defense. Last season, he played 35.5% on special teams and 29.5% on defense.
Most of King's time on defense was spent as the nickel cornerback. The Bills spend most of their time on defense in the nickel. Taron Johnson, who often occupies the inside corner position, played nearly half of the Bills snaps in 2019, even with missing four games due to injury.
The Bills are also hosting third year defensive tackle Niles Scott on a visit. Scott went undrafted in 2018, but played six games with the Bengals in his rookie campaign. He missed all of 2019 with a foot injury.
Bills starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei opted out for the 2020 season this week.