Found February 22, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
Buffalo Bills CEO Russ Brandon and general manager Buddy Nix were pretty adamant Thursday about not wanting to use the team’s franchise tag this offseason, but they may be singing a different tune after the NFL Scouting Combine.The Bills have a few key players set to hit the free-agent market in March, all of whom they seem eager to retain. As it has in the past, Buffalo is using the Combine as a meeting place, hoping to solidify contracts before open season begins on March 12.According to Joe Buscaglia of WGR550, Brandon said the team plans to meet with free agent offensive lineman Andy Levitre this weekend, the second such meeting the team has planned for the trip. The Bills have already confirmed that they plan to talk to safety Jairus Byrd, the team’s other high-profile UFA and one who seems most likely to get tagged if need be.Buffalo's front office is hoping negotiations can go as they did last year with wide receiver Stevie Johnson, who talked with the team during Combine...
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