Found May 28, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
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When 25-year-old Justin Rogers is one of the chaperones of a defensive unit, you know it's young.As Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com noted Tuesday, the average age of the Bills' secondary is 23. So with Rogers and reserve Crezdon Butler the next-oldest cornerbacks to the 27-year-old Leodis McKelvin, Rogers has found himself pridefully helping along the rookies. "It’s not a really veteran group we have," Rogers told Brown. "Leodis is the most experienced, but I do have a couple years so I try to help when I can.”In addition to sharing whatever amount of wisdom he's acquired in his young career, Rogers is handling a bigger workload in spring practices thanks to Leodis McKelvin's recovering from groin surgery.He's working more on the perimeter in McKelvin's absence, though 2012 first-round pick Stephon Gilmore is stationary at the No. 1 CB spot and McKelvin is the favorite at No. 2, which means Rogers will return to guarding the slot as the season ...
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