Bills shopping return ace Parrish

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
We're in a Buffalo Bills news cycle.

Sometimes it happens that all of the interesting stories pertain to one team for a little while, and the past 48 hours have belonged to the Bills. Three of the top five news stories on our NFL page are Bills-related.

Terrell Owens dropped by their facility on Wednesday. They signed defensive tackle Marcus Stroud to an extension. They learned running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for three games.

Now word has gotten out the Bills are shopping slot receiver and return specialist Roscoe Parrish two weeks before the draft. ESPN's John Clayton reports the Bills are dangling Parrish to see what the market is.

As we discussed a few weeks ago in an AFC East chat, Parrish seemed to be the odd man out. The Bills have Lee Evans, Owens and Josh Reed in the slot. They also have James Hardy and Steve Johnson on their depth chart.

Parrish, listed at 5-foot-9 and 171 pounds, has ranked first in punt return average each of the past two seasons, but second-year cornerback Leodis McKelvin might be even better.

McKelvin was Buffalo's primary kickoff returner last year, but he was considered the most dangerous punt returner in the 2008 draft. Running back Fred Jackson also can return punts.