Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams is suspended for the first four games of the 2016 regular season by the NFL for violating NFL Policy and Program for Substance Abuse which in turn will make him miss the week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens. The suspension comes at a bad time as the Bills are likely to be thin in week 1 on experience at the running back position as rookie running back Jonathan Williams was arrested last week for a DWI and he is possibly facing a suspension as well.
The loss of Karlos Williams should not be underestimated. Last season as a rookie, Karlos Williams rushed 93 times for 517 yards which are an average of 5.6 yards per carry. And if Jonathan Williams cannot go, Bills running back LeSean McCoy may be left to carry a huge workload against the Ravens defense in the running game with Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor using his feet by complimenting McCoy in that department.
McCoy has never really been known to be a bruiser, so if the Ravens defense can hit him early, he may be able to wear down as the game goes along.