Buffalo Bills News, 3/10: Leodis McKelvin Re-Signs With Team

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Check out local reactions to the death of George Saimes and the re-signing of Leodis McKelvin right here.

CB McKelvin agrees to terms with Bills - BuffaloBills.com

"McKelvin, who made more contributions to the team as a punt returner than a cornerback in 2012, figures to be in the thick of the competition for the starting cornerback role."

Ex-Bill Saimes dies at age 71 - The Buffalo News

"Saimes was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 1963 AFL draft. However, Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who had followed Saimes’ career at Michigan State, arranged a deal with Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt for the draft rights to Saimes."

Leodis McKelvin re-signs

McKelvin signing gives Bills security in secondary - The Buffalo News
"His new $5 million-a-year contract, which includes $7.5 million in guaranteed money, signals the Bills’ regard for him as a worthy starter in the secondary opposite cornerback Stephon Gilmore."

Good Move on McKelvin | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana likes something? Better believe it.

Bills keep Leodis McKelvin with four-year, $20 million deal | ProFootballTalk
"His return skills aren’t in doubt, but he’s still developing as a defensive player. But with that kind of money, they’ll probably want to see more from him there to justify a sizable investment."

George Saimes passes away

Former Bills safety George Saimes dies at 71 - BuffaloBills.com
"George Saimes, regarded as one of the American Football League's best safeties and a member of the Buffalo Bills' Wall of Fame, died after a lengthy battle with leukemia. He was 71." This is the Associated Press story.

Inside The Bills | Saimes hoped to show teammates HOF wing
"He said he’d love to take us to the Hall of Fame and show us the wing that Mr. Wilson put on the Hall of Fame with his $2.5 million donation," Edgerson told Buffalobills.com. "He said, ‘Booker it’s really great. I can’t wait for you guys to get down here so I can show it to you.’ Unfortunately that did not happen."

Ex-Bill Saimes dies at age 71 - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Saimes was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 1963 AFL draft. However, Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who had followed Saimes’ career at Michigan State, arranged a deal with Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt for the draft rights to Saimes."

Former Michigan State star George Saimes dead at 71 | Detroit Free Press
Lewis called Saimes "the best football player I played with in college" and MSU coach Mark Dantonio called him "one of the greatest two-way players in the history of Michigan State football."

AFL Focus: George Saimes - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"Take a look back at the career of All-Time team nominee George Saimes."

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Video: The Bills and the crop of free-agent wideouts - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
Tim Graham stops by to chat about Mike Wallace and more.

Video: The Bills and Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
Will Fitzpatrick restructure his contract?

Bills to go free agent shopping Tuesday - The Buffalo News
"We will try to be active in free agency," said Bills General Manager Buddy Nix. "I don’t know how that’ll work out. We’re not going to go crazy and overspend and get ourselves in a bind where we can’t keep some of our own, but we will be a player. We’ll attempt to make moves in free agency to plug some holes."

Is Andy Levitre on wish list for Titans, Colts, Chargers? - NFL.com
"Toiling in the relative anonymity of Buffalo, Levitre has yet to earn a Pro Bowl berth in four seasons with the Bills. Highly regarded by personnel executives around the NFL, however, he's expected to be one of the hottest free agents available. "

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