The Bills have made their first major move in their switch to a 3-4 defense, signing free-agent ILB Andra Davis to a two-year contract, according to Fox 31 in Denver.
Davis, 31, joined the Broncos for the 2009 season and had a productive year, racking up 90 tackles and 3.5 sacks. However, he was surprisingly released last week. Prior to playing for Denver, Davis spent seven seasons in Cleveland, where he was a full-time starter for most of his tenure. For his career, the Florida product has 731 tackles, 12 sacks and eight interceptions.
As Buffalo converts to the 3-4 under new defensive coordinator George Edwards, Davis likely will step in as a starting inside linebacker next to Paul Posluszny from Day One. Given the club's lack of experience in the scheme, the veteran Davis should provide the team's younger players with valuable knowledge of the alignment during the transition.
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