Buffalo Bills Re-Sign Leodis McKelvin
After the Buffalo Bills let safety George Wilson land with the Tennessee Titans a few weeks ago, the team was let scuffling and thinking about who to invest their free agent dollars with. Well this morning, we got a small glimpse into the future plans of the Bills, as they gave cornerback Leodis McKelvin over $20 million in a brand new four-year deal.
The team’s first-round draft pick in 2008 was scheduled to officially become a free agent this coming Tuesday, but the two sides were able to get a deal done before it was too late. Although mostly used as a third cornerback on last year’s squad, it will be interesting to see where he fits into the rotation under new head coach Doug Marrone.
McKelvin finished the 2012 regular season with one interception in 13 games, making four starts. Overall in his career, McKelvin has played 64 career games and picked off six passes. His main contributions since coming out of Troy University have been on Special Teams, where he’s had four return touchdowns, including a pair in 2012.