ORCHARD PARK, NY (WKBW/Release) - The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has signed TE Derek Buttles to the Practice Squad and released OT J.B. Shugarts from the Practice Squad.
Buttles (6-5, 230-pounds) participated in the team’s 2012 rookie mini-camp on a tryout basis.
The Maine product earned Second Team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors in 2010 after catching 27 passes for 291 yards and a touchdown.
Buttles will wear No. 88.