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Bills announce 18 cuts, get down to 55 players

Josh Gordy, Dorin Dickerson AP

We’ve been getting word on some of the Bills’ roster moves all day, but the team’s gone ahead and announced 18 cuts that will bring them to within two players of the 53-man limit.

Included are the departures of quarterback Matt Leinart, cornerback Crezdon Butler and tackle Zebrie Sanders, all of which were previously reported. The team also confirmed that quarterback Kevin Kolb, wide receiver Brad Smith and fullback Drew Smith have been placed on injured reserve.

The rest of the cuts are linebacker Kourtnei Brown, running back Zach Brown, guard Antoine Caldwell , guard Zack Chibane, defensive back Jordan Dangerfield, tight end Dorin Dickerson (pictured), defensive back Kip Edwards, running back Kendall Gaskins, defensive tackle Jarron Gilbert, defensive back T.J. Heath, wide receiver Brandon Kaufman, linebacker Keith Pough, tight end Nick Provo, linebacker Brian Smith, and center David Snow.

The men on the Bills roster include guard Doug Legursky, who appeared to suffer a serious leg injury on Thursday night. He could be a candidate for injured reserve as the Bills do more shuffling in the days to come.

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7 Responses to “Bills announce 18 cuts, get down to 55 players”
  1. radioactivechimp says: Aug 30, 2013 7:51 PM

    No real surprises here. Bills fans really wanted to keep Da’Rick Rogers, who was cut earlier this week.
    The Bills are dangerously thin at CB and they need to sign a veteran or they’re gonna get ripped to shreds by Brady in week 1.

  2. ncm42 says: Aug 30, 2013 8:42 PM

    Jordan dangerfield can’t get no respect.

  3. EJ says: Aug 30, 2013 10:17 PM

    The Bills are going to need CB help before week 1, otherwise Brady is going to have a hay day.

  4. dirtyharry1971 says: Aug 30, 2013 11:20 PM

    Love the Bills but I see a big time beat down at the hands of (guess who?) the Pats. I see 40 something to 13. It rips my heart out to see what this team has become and will be until Ralph is in the grave yard, he doesn’t care and until he is gone nobody ever will.

  5. hatesycophants says: Aug 30, 2013 11:47 PM

    I think the Bills should be allowed to keep 75. It won’t help them win, but everything they touch turns to crap anyway. Where’s the harm?.

  6. lewiscafarella says: Aug 31, 2013 2:50 PM

    I really like Dorin Dickerson as well. I really thought he was gonna make the team. He’s fast and has good hands, just can’t block.

  7. lewiscafarella says: Aug 31, 2013 2:51 PM

    I heard Antoine Winfield will be cut, bring him back to B-Lo!

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