BUFFALO, N.Y. [WKBW] — A. J. Klein's tenure with the Buffalo Bills has come to an end. On Tuesday the team announced they've released the 30-year-old linebacker after two seasons in Buffalo.
Klein has started 15 games since joining the Bills prior to the 2020 season and served as the primary backup linebacker behind Tremaine Edmunds and Matt Milano.
LB AJ Klein has been released. This will free up about $5M in cap space for the Bills @WKBW— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) March 8, 2022
During his two seasons with the Bills Klein had one interception, two fumble recoveries and 82 solo tackles.
Klein's release frees up $5.2 million in cap space heading into the 2022 season.
Prior to the move, the Bills were approximately $6.5M over the salary cap. All teams must be cap compliant but the start of the new league year on March 16.