While the Bills are scheduled to begin Organized Team Activities on Monday, one star defender will not be will them during the voluntary workouts.
Tyler Dunne of the Buffalo News reported Sunday that corner back Stephon Gilmore will not be attending OTAs this week as long-term contract negotiations continue.
OTA's begin Monday. Source tells me that Stephon Gilmore won't be there. Two sides still working on long-term deal. https://t.co/aomYAYWC0L
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) May 22, 2016
Gilmore, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract, has has blossomed into a premiere corner in the league. He has 50 pass deflections and nine interceptions since his rookie year in 2012.
He only played in 12 games a season ago and was placed on IR in December after surgery to repair a torn labrum.