In the days leading up to the start of the NFL’s new league year, general manager Brandon Beane was busy restructuring deals with current players to give the Buffalo Bills some valuable salary cap space.
The result? The Bills were able to bring in and sign three free agents and so far have re-signed six internal free agents.
Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks leads off by reviewing the moves the Bills have made so far in free agency while looking ahead at what moves the team could still make.
A look back at Buffalo’s free agency moves
The Buffalo Bills managed to bring back All-Pro safety Jordan Poyer on a two-year, team-friendly deal while also adding versatile offensive lineman Connor McGovern and speedy wide receiver Deonte Harty. Contained here: reflecting on these moves, dissecting the biggest takeaways about Buffalo’s roster after the initial wave of free agency, and speculating on which free-agent signings the team could still make.
- Top 5 things we learned from GM Brandon Beane’s press conference on the Bills’ free agency signings - BuffaloBills.com
- Buffalo Bills roster reset: 7 takeaways through first wave of NFL free agency - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Bills GM Brandon Beane on free agency, replacing Edmunds, OBJ and more - Buffalo News
- Bills re-sign Poyer, address other needs in free agency. Here’s the impact on the team - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills place financial stability over big-ticket free agents: Moves so far, what’s next - Democrat & Chronicle
- Where the Buffalo Bills could go next in free agency - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
- Five teams still reportedly showing interest in OBJ - WGR 550
S Jordan Poyer happy, at home in Buffalo
The rumors were rampant that All-Pro safety Jordan Poyer had played his last game with the Bills, but then the team and the talented safety came to terms on a two-year deal that will most likely ensure Poyer finishes his NFL career in Buffalo.
- Jordan Poyer re-signs with Bills to two-year deal - WGR 550
- Buffalo Bills re-sign safety Jordan Poyer on two-year deal - ESPN.com
- Re-signed Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer: ‘I love it here. I’m comfortable here’ - Buffalo News
- Buffalo Bills re-sign safety Jordan Poyer to 2-year contract - newyorkupstate.com
- Safety Jordan Poyer re-signing with Bills on 2-year deal: What’s his impact? - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Why Jordan Poyer feels happy and at home in Buffalo, wants to finish his career with the Bills - BuffaloBills.com
- Poyer: Buffalo is where ‘I’m going to finish my career’ - WGR 550
- Jordan Poyer’s return keeps Bills’ star safety duo, defensive identity intact - The Athletic (subscription required)
- A closer look at Jordan Poyer’s new contract with Buffalo Bills - Buffalo News
- Bills’ Micah Hyde has hilarious reaction to Jordan Poyer re-signing - newyorkupstate.com
Bills add WR Deonte Harty, G Connor McGovern
Get to know speedy wide receiver Deonte Harty (formerly Deonte Harris) and offensive lineman Connor McGovern, two of the external free agents Beane signed to improve Buffalo’s roster.
- Buffalo Bills agree to sign former Saints receiver Deonte Harty to 2-year contract - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills sign wide receiver Deonte Harty to two-year contract - WGR 550
- Sources: Bills, WR Deonte Harty agree on 2-year, $13.5M deal - Buffalo Bills Blog-ESPN.com
- 5 thoughts and a grade on the Buffalo Bills signing WR Deonte Harty - newyorkupstate.com
- Who is Deonte Harty? Former All-Pro could emerge as star in Bills offense (5 things to know) - newyorkupstate.com
- How Deonte Harty’s unique mindset is setting him up with his new team in Buffalo - BuffaloBills.com
- Source - Bills agree with ex-Cowboys OL Connor McGovern - Buffalo Bills blog-ESPN.com
- Connor McGovern is ready to play for his dream team - BuffaloBills.com
- Detailing contract numbers for McGovern, Harty - WGR 550
Bills release WR Isaiah McKenzie
The fan-favorite who spent portions of five seasons with the Bills was released in a move that saves the team $2.8 million for the 2023 season.
- Bills release wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie - Buffalo News
- Bills release wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie - WGR 550
- Buffalo Bills release fan favorite receiver Isaiah McKenzie after 5 seasons - newyorkupstate.com
- Buffalo Bills free-agency tracker: Isaiah McKenzie released following Deonte Harty signing - The Athletic (subscription required)
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