Bills Release CB McGee
Sign free agent QB Corp and OL Eckerson
Orchard Park, NY ? The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has released CB Terrence McGee.
Bills General Manager Buddy Nix said, ?Terrence has been a contributor to the Bills organization for 10 years and we thank him for his efforts on the field and off. We wish him the best of luck in the future.?
McGee started 91 of 122 games played since he joined the Bills as a fourth-round (111th overall) draft choice in 2003 and totaled 103 passes defensed and 17 interceptions while amassing 543 tackles (450 solo). The Northwestern State product holds the franchise record for kickoff return yards (5,450), kickoff return attempts (207) and kickoff return touchdowns (5). His 26.3 kickoff return average is fifth-best in team history.
McGee was selected to the 2005 Pro Bowl after leading the AFC with a 26.3 kickoff return average. He became the first player in NFL history to return a kickoff for a touchdown (99 yards) and an interception for a touchdown (46 yards) in the same game in the team?s 37-27 win at Cincinnati on December 24, 2005.
Buffalo also announced that the team has signed free agent QB Aaron Corp and OL Hutch Eckerson. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Corp re-joins the Bills after a stint with the team in May as an undrafted free agent. The 6-3, 205-pound Richmond product threw for 2,682 yards and 17 touchdowns in 11 games in 2011. He began his collegiate career at USC (2008-09) before transferring to Richmond (2010-11).
Eckerson entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with San Diego in 2011 before being released prior to the regular season. He spent the 2012 training camp with New Orleans. The 6-6, 310-pound South Carolina product started 23 games for the Gamecocks in his collegiate career.
Source: Buffalo Bills Media