Pittsford, NY – (Bills Press Release) The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has signed free agent offensive linemen Antoine Caldwell and Tony Hills. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Caldwell is entering his fifth season in the NFL after being selected by the Houston Texans in third-round (77th overall) of the 2009 draft. He has started 19-of-39 career games with Houston from 2009-12. The 6-3, 315-pound Alabama product made 48 starts in his collegiate career and was one of eight players in Crimson Tide history to have served as a team captain twice in a career. Caldwell will wear No. 73.
Hills entered the NFL as a fourth-round (130th overall) draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008. He has appeared in 11 games, making one start with stints in Pittsburgh (2008-10), Denver (2011) and Indianapolis (20012). A 6-5, 304-pound Texas product, Hills played in 42 games for the Longhorns, starting his final 24 contest at left tackle. He will wear No. 76.