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East-West Shrine Game: Players for Bills fans to watch

Practices began Monday for the East-West Shrine Game in Florida.

Here are some players for Bills fans to watch courtesy of Dan Shonka of who is among the members of the game's selection committee.

Jake Wieneke, WR, South Dakota State: Four-time All America selection and winner of the Doris Robinson Award, given to an FCS player who excels in the classroom and in the community. Great size at 6-4 and strong hands. Reminds some scouts of Rams receiver Connor Kupp.

Jester Weah, WR, Pittsburgh: Big, strong and fast. Pitt had a new offensive coordinator in 2017 and that might have contributed to his numbers dropping (36-870-10 TD in 2016 vs. 41-698-4 in 2017). He has big-time speed and talent.

DaeSean Hamilton, WR, Penn State: The 6-2 Hamilton had 53 catches for 857 yards and nine touchdowns this season and finished his career as the all-time leader in receptions at Penn State with 214. He has 18 career touchdowns. He has an advanced maturity level, given he helped raise an older brother with autism.

Jaryd Jones-Smith, OT, Pittsburgh: Stands a bit taller than 6-6 and weighs 295 with a 38-inch reach. Considered to be a good athlete and able to move.

Salesi Uhatafe, G/OT, Utah: Stands 6-5 and 315 pounds. Has dealt with enormous personal tragedy following a car accident when he was 19 that claimed two of his brothers and best friend. He has credited football with helping him heal.

Jacob Ohnesorge, C, South Dakota State: Shonka refers to him as the "offensive version of Kyle Williams." He started 51 consecutive games and was a two-time all-conference selection.

Cody O'Connell, G, Washington State: Known as "The Continent," he is huge at 6-9 and 360 pounds. After seeing limited action in his first two seasons, he emerged as a junior and after a strong senior season, he could potentially be the first guard selected this year.

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