The Buffalo Bills worked out myriad return specialists last week with veteran Andre Roberts allowed to sign elsewhere. One of their targets signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Mathew Sexton, a 5’11” wideout from Eastern Michigan, went undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, but he had workouts with the Bills, the Steelers, and the New England Patriots last week. Sexton had shown some return ability in The Spring League, and while he didn’t do much returning in college, his speed combined with his recent success in the developmental league bought him the chance to prove his mettle in the NFL.
Sexton was clocked in the low-4.3s in the 40-yard dash at Eastern Michigan’s pro day last week. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero was first to report the signing.
In his four-year career at Eastern Michigan, Sexton caught 100 passes for 1,335 yards and nine touchdowns. He rushed six times for 23 yards in his career.