Sports Director Josh Reed chats with Eric Wood

Wood talks his health and 9th training camp as a Buffalo Bill.

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WIVB) – As Bills camp heads into week two, sports director Josh Reed caught up with center Eric Wood.

Josh Reed: Following a day off at camp, Eric Wood joining me, the anchor of the offensive line. You had a day off today — coming back from the injury last year how do you feel so far?

Eric Wood: I feel great. I feel encouraged on how I feel and our offensive line has picked up from where we left off in the spring and making big steps forward.

JR: Switching the scheme to a zone blocking scheme, after two really good years of running the ball…what has that been like?

EW: It has been good. We have had pieces of this in the past and we are specializing it now.  As many offenses as I have had here over the years, it is pretty familiar still.

JR: You are in a contract year here, how do you block that our and do what needs to get done?

EW: You kind of let that handle itself. All I am worried about is producing and being a leader on this team and enjoying this 9th training camp up here.

JR: 9th camp, there has probably been a few more coaches than you like since you entered the league…how has Sean’s camp been different from those in the past?

EW: I really appreciate the way he treats us as men. We work hard and a lot of is expected of you, but it is black and white. It has been hard but he does still take care of us and he gives us a chance to get our sleep at night and when you wake up it is time to go again.

JR: You go up against that defensive line every day here… how has it looked different since switching to the 4-3/

EW: It has given them a chance to get off the ball on the attack. We have a lot of talent up front and it is a challenge daily for us to block them but it is good it makes us better as a team. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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