Alabama alumni tight end O.J. Howard made his first big play with the Buffalo Bills in Saturday's preseason action against the Denver Broncos.

Howard made a 7-yard touchdown grab on a pass from Bill's backup quarterback Case Keenum late in the first half of the Saturday afternoon action.

The former Tide star had three receptions on the day totaling 16 yards and the aforementioned touchdown in limited snaps against the Broncos.

Howard hopes to see an expansive role in what is expected to be an explosive Buffalo offense led by MVP candidate Josh Allen at quarterback.

After being drafted in the first round by the Buccaneers in 2017, Howard had a promising rookie season and was on great pace in his sophomore campaign before missing the latter half of the 2018 season due to injury.

After returning from injury in 2019, the former national championship MVP struggled to carve out a consistent role in the Buccaneers offense and eventually left the team in free agency.

The ultra talented Howard has hopes to rejuvenate his career in Buffalo and Saturday's effort against the Denver Broncos was a solid start.

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