Former UConn wide receiver Marcus Easley was a fourth-round pick of the Buffalo Bills in 2010. He suffered a knee injury during training camp, landed on injured reserve and missed the season. In 2011, the Bills had planned for him to play opposite Stevie Johnson but Easley again ended up on injured reserve, this time with a heart condition.
After nearly two frustrating seasons, there is finally some good news. Details via wgr550.com's Joe Buscaglia:
Head coach Chan Gailey said there is no question that Easley would be cleared to play next season. The wide receiver has been around team facilities recently, so Gailey was asked if Easley would return.
"That's up to him. We're going to give him every opportunity but that's up to him," the head coach said. "Every player gets an opportunity. What they do with that opportunity is totally up to them."
Easley has been attending meetings with the Bills wide receivers and has been at the team facility that past few weeks.
"I'm slowly g...