With wants throughout the board on protection, Bills coach Sean McDermott is wanting towards an outdated ally for assist.
Buffalo is anticipated to signal former Panthers defensive deal with Star Lotulelei to a five-year deal when free company launches on Wednesday, a supply instructed NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. Lotulelei was ranked No. 28 in NFL.com’s Top 101 Free Agents of 2018.
McDermott spent 4 years teaching Lotulelei in Carolina, the place the previous Panthers defensive coordinator made the many of the first-round deal with’s run-stuffing skills.
The 6-foot-2, 315-pound Lotulelei is a dependable presence, if not a flashy one, showing in all however two video games throughout his five-year NFL profession. In Buffalo, he’ll bolster a line that could possibly be with out veteran Kyle Williams in 2018.
With so many wants on protection, search for the Bills to construct round Lotulelei and proceed including veterans at each stage.
Here are different free company strikes we’re monitoring Tuesday:
1. The Lions have re-signed security Tavon Wilson to a two-year, $7 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. He can earn as much as $eight million max, Rapoport added.