Bills' Marquise Goodwin to compete at Pan Am Games


Before Buffalo Bills training camp beings in Rochester, N.Y., on July 30, wide receiver Marquise Goodwin will get in one more quick competition.

The 24-year-old was one of 623 athletes named to Team USA this week to compete in the 2015 Pan American Games held from July 10 to 26 in Toronto.

Goodwin will participate in the long jump competition, which takes place July 21-22.

Goodwin finished fourth in the long jump at the U.S. Championships last month, with a best attempt of 27 feet, 5 1/2 inches.

Prior to the U.S. Championships, Goodwin hadn't competed since the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finishing 10th. The Bills drafted him in the third round in 2013.

After the Pan Am Games, Goodwin will battle for a spot on the Bills' roster. The speedy receiver caught just one pass in 2014 and had his kick-return duties usurped during the season. Even with a new coaching staff in Buffalo, he's firmly on the roster bubble with a glut of wideouts battling for a spot behind Sammy Watkins, Robert Woods and Percy Harvin.

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