The Buffalo Bills have signed former Packers WR Jarrett Boykin to a future/reserve contract on Wednesday, according to his agent Blake Baratz.
Congratulations to Jarrett Boykin on signing with the @buffalobills. Young, experienced, & talented pro that will help that team in 2016.
— Blake Baratz (@blakebaratz) January 6, 2016
The Bills have already signed seven players to future’s contract including:
- DB Phillip Thomas
- S Jonathan Dowling
- TE Jacob Maxwell
- TE Blake Annen
- C Ronald Patrick
- DE Cedric Reed
- G Cyril Richardson
Future/reserve contracts are essentially an opportunity for players compete for a roster spot in offseason workouts and training camp.
Boykin, 25, originally signed on with the Jaguars as undrafted free agent out of Virginia Tech back in 2012. He later caught on with the Packers after he was waived by Jacksonville a month after the signed him.
The Panthers wound up signing him to a one-year, $700,000 contract back in late March. However, he was among the team’s early roster cuts a few weeks ago.
In 2014, Boykin appeared in 13 games for Green Bay and caught three passes for 23 yards receiving and no touchdowns.