The Bills have signed a number of players to future’s contracts including:
- WR Greg Little
- WR Jarrett Boykin
- 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.
Little, 26, is a former second round pick of the Browns back in 2011. He spent three season in Cleveland before he was cut and later claimed off of waivers by the Raiders. The Bengals would later take a shot on him in October of last year.
However, he was cut loose by Cincinnati before the start of free agency. The Bengals elected to bring him back at the end of July.
In 2014, Little appeared in six games and recorded six receptions for 69 yards receiving.