Buffalo Bills and linebacker Leonard Floyd agree to one-year deal


The Buffalo Bills and former Los Angeles Rams linebacker Leonard Floyd have agreed to a one-year contract in free agency. The deal is pending on Floyd passing a physical.

Floyd, 30, signed a four-year, $64 million contract extension with the Rams in 2021, but was released by the team in March.  The linebacker totaled 59 combined tackles, 22 quarterback hits, 10 tackles for a loss, nine sacks and a fumble recovery in 17 starts in 2022, winning a Super Bowl with the franchise that year. Floyd, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, spent his first four seasons with the Chicago Bears. who released him in 2020.

The Bills also officially announced they signed defensive tackle Ed Oliver to a four-year contract extension. Oliver totaled 34 combined tackles, 14 quarterback hits, nine tackles for a loss, three passes defensed, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 13 starts last season for the Bills.

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