Buffalo Bills Acquire Nyheim Hines in Trade With Colts

Nyheim Hines with the Indianapolis Colts in 2020
Nyheim Hines with the Indianapolis Colts in 2020. Photo by Trask Smith/CSM/Shutterstock (11237882ba)

The Buffalo Bills acquired running back Nyheim Hines in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday. Running back Zack Moss and a conditional 2023 sixth-round pick were traded to the Colts in exchange.

Hines is expected to play a major role in strengthening the Bills’ offense which has already proven to be effective since the start of the new season. Buffalo currently leads the AFC with a 6-1 record.

Despite the team’s strong start to the season, the Bills are looking to add some more dynamic pass-catching to their game for some time, hence the decision to bring Hines to Buffalo. Hines now ranks fifth among running backs in receiving yards (1,725), with 25 receptions for 188 yards for a struggling Colts offense this season.

At 25 years old, this season is Hines’ fifth in a league, playing all four previous seasons with the Colts. The running back was picked in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL draft out of NC State.

Other moves completed by the Bills on Tuesday include trading their 2023 seventh-round pick to the Atlanta Falcons for safety Dean Marlowe as well as officially activating cornerback Tre’Davious White from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

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