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Bills kicking off rookie camp Saturday

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Coaches and reporters will have their first chance Saturday to see the Buffalo Bills' rookie class together on the practice field.

The Bills kick off a three-day rookie minicamp this afternoon. Practices are closed to the public.

There are 30 players expected to participate in the practice sessions, which cannot be held in pads. Former Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton, invited on a tryout basis, will be the lone quarterback taking part. EJ Manuel and the other three quarterbacks on the Bills' 90-man roster are not eligible to participate, as they all have at least one accrued season of NFL experience.

That means Guiton will be throwing to the six receivers in attendance, including first-round pick Sammy Watkins.

Practices during rookie minicamps are typically held at a slower pace to allow for teaching and basic installation of the playbook.

Here is a look at the 30 players expected to participate:

Draft selections:

Wide receiver Sammy Watkins

Offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio

Offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson

Guard Cyril Richardson

Linebacker Preston Brown

Linebacker Randell Johnson

Cornerback Ross Cockrell

Undrafted free agent signings:

Defensive tackle Damien Jacobs

Defensive tackle Colby Way

Linebacker Jimmy Gaines

Linebacker Bryan Johnson

Linebacker Darrin Kichens

Cornerback Darius Robinson

Safety Derek Brim

Safety Deon Broomfield

Safety Kenny Ladler

First-year players:

Wide receiver Cordell Roberson

Wide receiver Chris Summers

Offensive tackle Edawn Coughman

Guard Randy Colling

Defensive end Igbinosun Ikponmwosa

Defensive end Jacquies Smith

Linebacker Nathan Williams

Cornerback Michael Carter

Safety Jajuan Harley

Punter Jake Dombrowski

Non-roster undrafted tryout players:

Quarterback Kenny Guiton

Wide receiver Caleb Holley

Wide receiver Fred Lee

Wide receiver Ivan McCartney