STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL
Inside Slant | Notes, Quotes | Strategy and Personnel |
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT (not tendered offers)
DB Sergio Brown (not tendered as UFA).
DT Corbin Bryant (not tendered as UFA).
RB Reggie Bush (not tendered as UFA).
DL Leger Douzable (not tendered as UFA).
LB IK Enemkpali (not tendered as RFA).
FB Jerome Felton (not tendered as UFA).
TE Chris Gragg (not tendered as UFA).
SS James Ihedigbo (not tendered as UFA).
FS Jonathan Meeks (not tendered as UFA).
LB Brandon Spikes (not tendered as UFA).
DB Corey White (not tendered as UFA).
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.
EXCLUSIVE-RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
S Shamiel Gray won't draw much interest and will probably be back in Buffalo.
WR Dezmin Lewis was a 2015 seventh-round draft pick who has given the Bills almost zero production.
DRAFT CHOICES SIGNED
CB Tre'Davious White (1/27); $10,091,351/4 yrs, $5,479,164 SB/$8,805,258 guaranteed.
WR Zay Jones (2/37); $6,779,798/4 yrs, $3,070,760 SB/$4,308,933 guaranteed.
T/G Dion Dawkins (2/63); $4,183,234/4 yrs, $1,182,352 SB/$1,935,617 guaranteed.
LB Matt Milano (5/163); $2,661,316/4 yrs, $261,316 SB.
QB Nathan Peterman (5/171); $2,639,508/4 yrs, $239,508 SB.
LB Tanner Vallejo (6/195); $2,553,812/4 yrs, $153,812 SB.
LB Lorenzo Alexander: UFA; $5.95M/2 yrs, $1.1M SB/$4.1M guaranteed, $1M injury only at time of signing.
OL Ryan Groy: RFA tendered at $1.797M with no compensation); matched Rams offer of $5M/2 yrs, $3.5M guaranteed).
LB Ramon Humber: Potential UFA; $900,000/1 yr.
T Jordan Mills: UFA; $3.8M/2 yrs, $400K SB.
P Colton Schmidt: Potential RFA; terms unknown.
WR/KR Brandon Tate: UFA; $1.01M/1 yr, $80K SB.
RB Joe Banyard: Not tendered as ERFA by Jaguars; terms unknown.
LB Carl Bradford: FA 49ers; terms unknown.
WR Philly Brown: Not tendered as RFA By Panthers; terms unknown.
WR Jeremy Butler: Not tendered as ERFA by Chargers; $625K/1 yr.
DE Scott Crichton (waivers Vikings).
DE Ryan Davis: UFA Cowboys; $2.2M/2 yrs, $100K SB.
FB Patrick DiMarco: UFA Falcons; $8.4M/4 yrs, $2M SB/$4.8M guaranteed, $1.5M injury only at time of signing.
G Vlad Ducasse: UFA Ravens; $3.5M/3 yrs, $250K SB.
K Stephen Hauschka: UFA Seahawks; $8.85M/3 yrs, $3M SB/$4M guaranteed.
LB Gerald Hodges: Not tendered as UFA by 49ers; terms unknown.
WR Andre Holmes: UFA Raiders; $5.15M/3 yrs, $1.65M SB/$2.45M guaranteed.
S Micah Hyde: UFA Packers; $30.5M/5 yrs, $8M SB/$14M guaranteed, $3.7M injury only at time of signing.
CB Charles James (waivers Colts).
CB Leonard Johnson: UFA Panthers; $855K/1 yr, $80 SB.
S Jordan Poyer: UFA Browns; $13M/4 yrs, $3.5M SB/$6M guaranteed, $1M injury only at time of signing.
WR Rod Streater: Not tendered as UFA by 49ers; terms unknown.
FB Mike Tolbert: FA Panthers; $1.1M/1 yr.
QB T.J. Yates: UFA Dolphins; terms unknown.
S Robert Blanton: UFA Cowboys; terms unknown.
LB Zach Brown: UFA Redskins; $2.3M/1 yr, $700K guaranteed.
K Dan Carpenter (released).
TE Gerald Christian (released).
WR Marcus Easley (released).
RB Mike Gillislee: RFA Patriots (tendered at $1.797M with fifth-round pick as compensation); Bills did not match offer sheet of $6.4M/2 yrs.
CB Stephon Gilmore: UFA Patriots; $65M/5 yrs, $18M SB/$40M guaranteed, $9M injury only at time of signing.
WR Marquise Goodwin: UFA 49ers; $6M/2 yrs, $2.5M SB/$4.45M guaranteed.
S Corey Graham (released).
WR Percy Harvin: UFA (retired).
WR Justin Hunter: UFA Steelers; $855K/1 yr, $30K SB.
T Cyrus Kouandjio (released/non-football injury).
QB EJ Manuel: UFA Raiders; $800K/1 yr.
LB Lerentee McCray: UFA Jaguars; $2M/1 yr, $750,000 guaranteed.
CB Marcus Roberson (released).
CB Nickell Robey-Coleman (released).
LS Garrison Sanborn (released).
S Phillip Thomas (released).
S Aaron Williams (released/post-June 1 designation).
WR Robert Woods: UFA Rams; $34M/5 yrs, $15M guaranteed, $5M injury only at time of signing.