Bills Sign First-Round DT Ed Oliver


The Buffalo Bills have signed first-round DT Ed Oliver to a four-year rookie contract on Thursday, according to Aaron Wilson

This is the first of the Bills’ eight draft picks to sign their rookie deals:

Round Pick Team Player Pos. College Note
1. 9. BUF Ed Oliver DL Houston Signed
2. 38. BUF Cody Ford OL Oklahoma  
3. 74. BUF Devin Singletary RB FAU  
3. 96. BUF Dawson Knox TE Ole Miss  
5. 147. BUF Vosean Joseph LB Florida  
6. 181. BUF Jaquan Johnson S Miami  
7. 225. BUF Darryl Johnson DE NC A&T  
7. 228. BUF Tommy Sweeney TE B.C.  

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.


Leave a Reply

Notify of