Bills Sign Second-Round OL Dion Dawkins


The Buffalo Bills announced Friday that they’ve signed second-round OL Dion Dawkins to a four-year rookie contract.

This leaves fifth-round QB Nathan Peterman as the only remaining draft pick for the Bills to sign.

According to, Dawkins will receive a four-year contract worth $4,183,234, which includes a signing bonus of $1,182,352.

Dawkins, 23, was selected with the No. 78 overall pick by the Bills after they elected to trade up with the Falcons. In total, the Bills gave up a third- and two fifth-round picks in this year’s draft for the right to select Dawkins.

During his three-year college career at Temple, Dawkins appeared in 44 games and started 41 of which. He earned first-team All-American Athletic Conference honors last season.

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