Bills Sign Seven Draft Picks, Eight UDFAs


The Buffalo Bills announced Thursday that they’ve signed seven draft picks to four-year contracts.

The full list includes:

1.9.BUFEd OliverDLHoustonSigned
2.38.BUFCody FordOLOklahomaSigned
3.74.BUFDevin SingletaryRBFAUSigned
3.96.BUFDawson KnoxTEOle Miss 
5.147.BUFVosean JosephLBFloridaSigned
6.181.BUFJaquan JohnsonSMiamiSigned
7.225.BUFDarryl JohnsonDENC A&TSigned
7.228.BUFTommy SweeneyTEB.C.Signed


The undrafted free agent signings include:

  1. LB Tyrel Dodson, Texas A&M
  2. WR Nick Easley, Iowa
  3. QB Tyree Jackson, Buffalo
  4. CB Cam Lewis, Buffalo
  5. LB Juwan Foggie, Charlotte
  6. K Chase McLaughlin, Illinois
  7. OL Blake Hance, Northwestern
  8. WR David Sills, West Virginia

Oliver, 21, was selected by the Bills with the No. 9 overall pick. He was considered one of the best available interior defensive linemen in the 2019 NFL Draft and was rumored to be a potential top-five pick. 

According to, Oliver receives a four-year, $19,675,150 rookie contract that includes $12,329,200 signing bonus. 

During his three-year college career at Houston, Oliver recorded 192 tackles, 53 tackles for a loss, 13.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, a recovery and 11 pass defenses over the course of 32 games.

Ford, 22, was the No. 38 overall pick by the Bills out of Oklahoma. Buffalo traded up with the Raiders to select him and exchanged their No. 40 overall pick and a fifth-round pick. 

According to, Ford receives a four-year, $7,507,460 rookie contract including a $3,479,972 signing bonus. 

During his three-year career at Oklahoma, Ford started 21 out of a potential 29 games, including all 14 games in 2018 at right tackle. 

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