Bills focus on signing undrafted defensive rookiesAP , Associated Press
May. 13, 2014 1:18 PM ET
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills' undrafted rookie free-agent class is made up exclusively of defensive players.
The Bills signed seven defenders, including Vanderbilt defensive back Kenny Ladler, and agreed to contracts with two others on Tuesday, three days after the NFL draft concluded. Ladler was projected to be a mid-range draft pick after starting 39 of 50 games at Vanderbilt.
The Bills signed two other defensive backs, Iowa State's Deon Broomfield and Clemson's Darius Robinson. They also signed two linebackers, Florida's Darrin Kitchens and Miami's James Gaines, as well as Florida defensive tackle Damien Jacobs and West Texas A&M defensive end Bryan Johnson.
The Bills reached deals to sign University at Buffalo defensive back Derek Brim and defensive tackle Colby Way.
Buffalo also announced it release offensive lineman Jamaal Johnson-Webb.
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