Bills Release George Wilson and Nick Barnett

The Buffalo Bills announced the release today of S George Wilson and LB Nick Barnett. Though the Bills have around $15 million in cap room, deficiencies in the roster and the impending free agency of star Safety Jairus Byrd have put them in a position where they need more space to improve on the disappointing results of last season.

Barnett represented the second highest cap savings possible for the team, behind only that of Chris Kelsay. His release frees up $3.5 million in both cash and cap space. Wilson, who earned an escalator to push his base salary to $2.9 million, will save the team $2.925 million in both cash and cap room.

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  • JetOrange

    Wilson and Barnett will be replaced by three Jets going down the thruway in Free Agency, Landry,Calvin Pace and Mike Devito. The Bills will resign Byrd at Safety will be partnered with the enforcer Landry. Mike Pettin will have his guys at every level to install his defense

  • Joe

    Many sites have the Bills at 20M under the cap, now I read that it is around 16m? Whats up?