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Free-agent DE Ryan Russell visiting Buffalo Bills, per report

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Russell would likely serve as a depth signing for the Bills

Free-agent defensive tackle Ryan Russell will visit the Buffalo Bills tomorrow, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Russell spent the last two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Given that he’s failed to find a landing spot this late into the offseason, the 26-year-old Russell, who’s started just seven games in his three-year career, most likely interest the Bills in terms of a potential depth signing. The Bills currently have nine defensive ends on their roster.

Originally drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 draft by the Dallas Cowboys, he appeared in just one game with the team before signing with the Buccaneers in 2016. Russell started out as a member of Tampa Bay’s practice squad, before eventually making his way onto the active roster for half of the 2016 campaign. In 2017, Russell appeared in 14 games and made seven starts for the Bucs, posting 17 tackles and 2.0 sacks. For his career, he’s totaled 21 tackles and 3.0 sacks.