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Bills sign two more players to future contracts

By Tim Graham

The Buffalo Bills announced they have signed tight end Joe Sawyer and defensive back Dominique Ellis to future contracts for 2013.

Sawyer has been property of the San Francisco 49ers and Ellis of the Kansas City Chiefs, but neither made the roster.

The Bills have signed seven future players so far.

  • • Running back Zach Brown
  • • Tight end Joe Sawyer
  • • Tackle Adam Grant
  • • Defensive end Corbin Bryant
  • • Defensive tackle Jarron Gilbert
  • • Linebacker Brian Smith
  • • Defensive back Dominique Ellis
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Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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