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Bills find a tackle

The Bills have jumped off the sidelines this offseason with an odd move.

The team signed tackle Cornell Green to a three-year, $9 million contract, according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.  Last with the Raiders, Green turns 34 this offseason. 

Buffalo needs warm bodies on the offensive line, but Green didn’t seem like a player that was going to get much more than the veteran’s minimum.  Of course, he may have to start in Buffalo.

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23 Responses to “Bills find a tackle”
  1. venis2k1 says: Mar 8, 2010 5:29 PM

    ugggg….i really thought things in buffalo would change for the better with Buddy Nix.
    Guess not.

  2. mpoles says: Mar 8, 2010 5:31 PM

    $3million a year for Cornell Green!???
    Unbelievable. Check the small print of the contract. If there’s a clause that pays a bonus for every false start, he could end up as the league’s highest paid player next year.

  3. raybin says: Mar 8, 2010 5:34 PM

    Welcome to hell, Bills fans.
    Need a drive killing false start or holding penalty? Cornell’s your man!

  4. Bossman says: Mar 8, 2010 5:35 PM


  5. theMadStork says: Mar 8, 2010 5:45 PM

    I’d just like to personally thank the Bills and their fans for taking this worthless piece of crap off of our team once and for all.
    goodbye Cornell Green. It was horrible knowing you

  6. RaiderMight says: Mar 8, 2010 5:48 PM

    Woo hooo! About time that dang Al Davis scholarship player is finally gone.
    The Nation has been hoping for him to get cut for years. Now lets see what retread replaces him, but i guess it now makes sense why the Raiders gave Khalif Barnes another shot.
    I just really hope the Raiders (Al Davis) give another a first round tackle another try. lol

  7. Joe in Toronto, Canada says: Mar 8, 2010 5:50 PM

    Holy crap, talk about over paying.
    Green would have been a decent backup for the Raiders but that’s about it.
    This is the 2nd time in a couple of years that the Bills have taken an average at best O-lineman from the Raiders and overpaid big time.
    Langston Walker was the other.

  8. Al_Davis_needs_a_dirtnap says: Mar 8, 2010 6:01 PM

    great move i love it. Now i know he will not be in oakland this year.

  9. Warpstone says: Mar 8, 2010 6:09 PM

    I’m just thrilled that he won’t be on the Raiders this year.

  10. foxylettuce says: Mar 8, 2010 6:10 PM

    Mike Williams….Langston Walker….Derrick Dockery….Cornell Green
    See a pattern here?

  11. onesweetworld says: Mar 8, 2010 6:17 PM

    Well thats one guaranteed victory for Jacksonville next year

  12. INVAIDUH says: Mar 8, 2010 6:22 PM

    worked well with langston walker

  13. wwwmattcom says: Mar 8, 2010 7:02 PM

    What NFL player doesn’t suck in Oakland just because he’s in Oakland? I figure every athlete is just that much better when they leave the Raiders. Sorry for hating on the Raiders, I’m indifferent to their organization.

  14. joshua7544 says: Mar 8, 2010 7:03 PM

    Thank you Bills for taking this guy off our hands.

  15. Ray Guy says: Mar 8, 2010 7:29 PM

    # wwwmattcom says: March 8, 2010 7:02 PM
    What NFL player doesn’t suck in Oakland just because he’s in Oakland? I figure every athlete is just that much better when they leave the Raiders. Sorry for hating on the Raiders, I’m indifferent to their organization.
    I guess you didn’t follow the Langston Walker to the Bills move? How did that one work out? Yeah, he’s back with the Raiders playing at guard.
    Langston is a better tackle than Green. You wanna guess how this one is going to turn out?

  16. billsfan1 says: Mar 8, 2010 7:34 PM

    we suck…… new FO same old crap……………..thank god for Ryan MIller

  17. NomNoms says: Mar 8, 2010 8:03 PM

    Hey atleast the season ticket prices didnt go up in Buffalo…. O wait.

  18. God's Own Silver and Blue says: Mar 8, 2010 8:46 PM

    Cornell Green? Dang, he’s like 70 now – Jills must REALLY be desperate.

  19. reddog9 says: Mar 9, 2010 7:17 AM

    Bills mgmt sucks! Can’t wait until Ralph’s estate sells this team!

  20. No1billsfan says: Mar 9, 2010 8:08 AM

    I’m starting to feel like I’d rather have Al Davis running the Bills then Ralph W. Jr.

  21. petemus38 says: Mar 9, 2010 1:09 PM

    Cornell Green must have ties to Kansas City or Georgia Tech somehow !!!! What a joke. What do you expect from this bottom – feeder organization with a “poster boy for alzheimers” as an owner, a second-rate coach, and a nobody for a gm.
    So realistically, can you see top-flight player/free agent wanting to come here with these bums running the show ??

  22. tango says: Mar 9, 2010 1:45 PM

    Good luck Bills fans! He was beyond bad here in Oaktown ! Total and compete bust. Susprised dead Al did not re-sign him

  23. mattraider says: Mar 9, 2010 5:17 PM

    If the Raiders had signed Cornell for a 9million deal Al would be getting kicked in the nuts by everybody. Best of luck with this Bills fans….

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