Bills sign a pair of tryout players

Bills sign a pair of tryout players


Chris Brown Bills Insider

Two tryout players made a good impression on Sean McDermott and his coaching staff during rookie minicamp earning contracts with the club Monday.

This past weekend proved quite valuable for two tryout players at Bills rookie minicamp. Anthony Harrell and Abner Logan were both signed to contracts by the club Monday.

Harrell (6-2, 229) and Logan (6-2, 235) are both linebackers, a position where roles will be up for grabs on Buffalo’s roster. Both players saw a good deal of their reps during rookie minicamp at the weak side linebacker position.

Logan played his final collegiate season at the University of Albany after transferring from Maryland. He returned in 2016 from a knee injury that cost him his 2015 season. In 11 games, Logan posted 96 tackles, a pair of sacks and a pass breakup for the Great Danes.

After graduating from Georgia Tech, Harrell transferred to Florida for his last collegiate season where he served as a reserve linebacker and special teamer. Harrell’s father, James, played linebacker for eight seasons in the NFL, seven with Detroit. He also coached Anthony in high school.

To make room on the roster for the tryout signees, the Bills released LB Junior Sylvestre and undrafted signee S Jeremy Tyler.