Bills Sign TE Buttles to Practice Squad

December 26, 2012 Updated Dec 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT

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Bills Sign TE Buttles to Practice Squad

December 26, 2012 Updated Dec 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT

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.

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