The Buffalo Bills will need to find a way to make sure they’re sitting pretty with their quarterback situation and they made a move on Friday to make sure this is the case.
As teams continue to slash roster space ahead of the final cuts, the Bills have decided to add a player in Kyle Orton to help out at quarterback. According to James Walker from ESPN.com, the Bills and free agent Kyle Orton have agreed to a one-year deal for this upcoming season.
The #Bills have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran QB Kyle Orton, according to a source. Orton will backup EJ Manuel.
— James Walker (@JamesWalkerNFL) August 30, 2014
This is significant in that the Dallas Cowboys thought that Orton was going to do what he’s going to do in Buffalo for them — which he’s clearly not. Orton was on the fence all offseason long about possibly retiring from football but he’s very much not done with the game yet. Orton won’t be starting in Buffalo but he’ll be able to provide something that no other quarterback on the roster will — veteran presence and guidance for E.J. Manuel.
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