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Bills add 2 to practice squad

Posted by Chris Brown on December 18, 2012 – 4:32 pm

With LB Greg Lloyd and WR Chris Hogan called up to the Croce roster here are the two players the Bills signed to the practice squad to take their place.

Buffalo signed WR Kevin Elliott and LB Brian Smith to the practice squad.

Elliott entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Jacksonville in May. The 6-3, 205-pound Florida A&M product caught 10 passes for 108 yards in 13 games with the Jaguars before being released on December 15th. He will wear No. 18.

Smith entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Cleveland in 2011 and saw action in two games with the Browns in his rookie season. The 6-3, 240-pound Notre Dame product spent the 2012 training camp with Tampa Bay. He will wear No. 58.


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Bills that are practice squad eligible

Posted by Chris Brown on August 26, 2012 – 7:00 am

With roster reductions taking place this week, a factor in some of that decision making is the practice squad eligibility of players. Here are the players on Buffalo’s roster that still have practice squad eligibility.

WR Kamar Aiken
G/C Mark Asper
LB Nigel Bradham
CB Ron Brooks
RB Zac Brown
LB Tank Carder
OT James Carmon
TE Mike Caussin (on Active/PUP)
FB/TE Dorin Dickerson
WR Marcus Easley
DE Robert Eddins
DE Sean Ferguson
DL Jarron Gilbert
CB Stephon Gilmore
OT Cordy Glenn
WR T.J. Graham
CB Isaiah Green
S Delano Howell
CB Prince Miller
DE Kyle Moore
TE Fendi Onobun
K John Potter
P Shawn Powell
DT Jay Ross
S Nick Saenz
OT Zebrie Sanders
WR Derek Session
C David Snow
S Nick Sukay
OL Jake Vermiglio
LB Chris White
OL Keith Williams
OT Sam Young

The following free agent players are eligible to be signed to a Practice Squad:

1. Players who do not have an Accrued Season of free agent credit; or

2. Players who have one or more Accrued Seasons, but who were on the Active List for fewer than nine regular season games during each of such Accrued Seasons (Note:  any player who has an Accrued Season during which he was on the Active List for nine or more regular season games is not eligible for the Practice Squad).

A player may serve on a Practice Squad a maximum of three seasons.  However, a player who has served two seasons on a Practice Squad, as defined below, is permitted to serve on a Practice Squad in a third season only if the team by which he is employed that season has 53 players on its Active/Inactive List during the entire period of his employment

The Bills have to reduce their roster to 53 by 9 pm on Friday Aug. 31st.


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