Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 2/11/13
After a season that saw Buffalo Bills safety George Wilson and linebacker Nick Barnett take dropoffs (Barnett more than Wilson) from their highly-productive 2011 campaigns, the Bills have parted ways with the pair of veteran defenders.Barnett broke the news of his release Monday via Twitter, and The Buffalo News reported Wilson's departure shortly after. (photo: Matt Britt, Flickr)"Moves like the ones we've made today are never easy, but we have to do what's best for our team and keep moving forward," Bills general manager Buddy Nix said in a statement, via The Buffalo News. "We've got some good young players on our roster who we feel are ready to take the next step and they will now have the opportunity to do so."We thank both Nick and George for everything they’ve given the Bills organization and wish them nothing but the best for the future." In 2011, Barnett recorded four sacks and was much better in pass coverage than he was last year. Wilson grabbed four interceptions in 2011...
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