Bills in midst of busy offseason in bid to build contender

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy has a new lead blocker in Buffalo after the Bills signed fullback Jerome Felton.

Newly acquired quarterback Matt Cassel is eager begin competing for the starting job. Free-agent receiver Percy Harvin arrived in town for a visit.

Also, a person familiar with discussions told The Associated Press defensive tackle Kyle Williams agreed to a one-year contract extension to free up salary-cap space in the event Buffalo makes more additions. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not announced the agreement.

And that was just Wednesday.

The frenetic pace reflects a busy offseason in Buffalo, where new coach Rex Ryan and new owners Terry and Kim Pegula are taking an aggressive approach to build a contender and end the team’s 15-season playoff drought.


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