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, per report Free agent defensive back Dontae Johnson is signing with the Bills, per a report from Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The Bills, with Micah Hyde suffering a groin injury and Phillip Gaines in recovery from a dislocated elbow, needed to bolster their secondary. Johnson, now healthy and recently released from injured reserve by the Seahawks White Micah Hyde Jersey
, can give the team some support.Johnson is a fifth year pro who attended NC State and spent the past four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. He played in 63 pro games, starting 22, and was a full-season starter for the Niners last year. The 6’2” 200 pounder is an athletic player, with a 4.45 40 yard dash and 38.5 inch vertical leap at his rookie Combine, but Pro Football Focus wasn’t a fan of his 2017 performance White Phillip Gaines Jersey
, ranking him 118th of 121 eligible cornerbacks that year.Johnson’s primarily a cornerback, but the Bills could use him as their “big nickel” if they need Rafael Bush to cover Hyde’s role. Cornerback Vontae Davis pulled one of the stranger moves in recent memory on Sunday afternoon when he walked out on the Bills at halftime of their loss to the Chargers.Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said Davis had decided to retire from the NFL and Davis confirmed it in a statement released later on Sunday.“This isn?? how I pictured retiring from the NFL. But in my 10th NFL season, I have been doing what my body has been programmed to do: Get ready to play on game day. I??e endured multiple surgeries and played through many different injuries throughout my career and, over the last few weeks, this was the latest physical challenge. But today on the field Youth Kelvin Benjamin Jersey
, reality hit me fast and hard: I shouldn?? be out there anymore.”Alexander called Davis’ decision “completely disrespectful.” Davis said he meant no disrespect by deciding that he could not live up to the “standard” he set for himself, but it’s easy to understand why others in the Bills organization would think it would have been more respectful to wait a little longer before calling it quits.