After nearly three days of scant activity on the free agency front, things picked up nicely for the Buffalo Bills overnight.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Bills have serious interest in former Steelers and Dolphins outside linebacker Joey Porter. At 33, most believe that Porter is beginning to decline, but he still managed to put up nine sacks in Miami last year despite reduced playing time. The Bills have not yet scheduled a visit with Porter, however, as he's going to be in Arizona this Thursday for a visit.
Porter spent his three years in Miami working for position coach George Edwards, who is now Buffalo's defensive coordinator.
WIVB.com is also reporting that the Bills will meet with veteran Raiders tackle Cornell Green on Monday. Green, who will turn 34 this August, has spent much of the last three seasons as Oakland's starting right tackle, logging 38 starts. The 6'6", 315-pound Green is experienced, and would give the Bills a starting option on the right side, alleviating one of their biggest needs.
Veteran guard Wade Smith, who visited with the Bills on Friday, will conclude his visit with the Houston Texans later on today.
Meanwhile, Adam Caplan of FOXSports.com reported yesterday that the Bills have paid a $500,000 roster bonus due to veteran end Chris Kelsay as of March 5. Barring an incredibly unlikely trade, it appears Kelsay will remain part of the team's plans for the foreseeable future.