CHICAGO (AP) Buffalo Bills weakside linebacker Keith Rivers has left Sunday's season opener against the Chicago Bears because of a groin injury.
It was not clear when the injury happened. It was announced late in the third quarter that he would miss the remainder of the game.
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September 07, 2014
BY DAN BEGNOCHEBuffalo Bills linebacker Keith Rivers just got into town, but he already has his priorities set: find a home, then check out the art scene.The 27-year-old newcomer was brought in to add some starting experience to a new 4-3 defensive scheme, aiming to work alongside sophomore Kiko Alonso and fellow transplant Brandon Spikes.Rivers finished last season with 45 combined...
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills had been planning to move second-year linebacker Kiko Alonso from the inside to the outside this coming season.Their most recent moves will facilitate that in happening.Buffalo signed former New England Patriots inside linebacker Brandon Spikes Friday to a one-year deal reportedly worth $3.25 million. Spikes hit the free agent market last Tuesday...
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BY DAN BEGNOCHEAfter addressing key needs on offense, general manager Doug Whaley shifted gears Tuesday afternoon and began focusing on the other side of the ball.The team officially announced two acquisitions to its defensive squad -- linebacker Keith Rivers, formerly of the New York Giants, and cornerback Corey Graham from the Baltimore Ravens. The deals are for two and four years...
The Buffalo Bills just added some veteran depth at linebacker.
Bills announced they agreed to terms with free agent LB Keith Rivers.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014
The deal is for two years, $5 million.
Rivers, a six-year NFL vet, has spent the last two seasons with the New York Giants as primarily an outside linebacker.
The Buffalo Bills and former Giants linebacker Keith Rivers have agreed to a 2-year, $5 million dollar deal.
Bills sign LB Keith Rivers to a 2-year, $5M deal
— NFL Access (@NFL_Access) March 12, 2014
This is the second move the Bills made today. The team signed cornerback Corey Graham to a 4-year deal. The money spent on Rivers and Graham was opened up with Jairus Byrd left town...
#Bills, LB Keith Rivers (@rivers55) agree to terms http://t.co/oJHj50Bgok pic.twitter.com/4jU1HhQIVp
— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 12, 2014
James Walker of ESPN reports that free agent LB Keith Rivers has agreed to a two-year deal with the Bills.
Walker adds that Rivers will make $5 million over the course of two years.
Rivers, 26, was taken with the...