Nick Barnett tweets that he’s been informed by the Buffalo Bills that he will be released today.
I was told I’ll be released today by the Buffalo Bills. Thanks to all the great Fans and friends I have met in Western New York.. It was
— NickBarnett (@NickBarnett) February 11, 2013
Barnett, 31, was in the final year of his contract and was set to make $3.5 million next season. Pro Football Focus rated him as the No. 12 best 4-3 outside linebacker in 2012 and especially good in pass coverage.
This should help him find work somewhere in the coming months given that linebackers with good coverage skills are in higher demand now that passing attacks are so productive.
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