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Source: Willie Jefferson being released by Bills

The Buffalo Bills are cutting outside linebacker Willie Jefferson, according to a league source. He was signed to a reserve-future deal during this offseason, but wasn't regarded as a scheme fit for new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Jefferson is expected to catch on elsewhere. During the season, he worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills make several roster moves today

Today the Buffalo Bills made a couple roster moves. The first was the release of OLB Willie Jefferson. Jefferson is a small school standout that played his college ball in Stephen F. Austin.  Jefferson is a 6’5 pass rusher with stupid athletic ability but he was not a schematic fit for Jim Schwartz new defensive […]The post Buffalo Bills make several roster moves today appeared...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Releasing LB Willie Jefferson

Aaron Wilson, citing a league source, reports that the Buffalo Bills are releasing LB Willie Jefferson. According to Wilson, Jefferson is not a fit in new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’s scheme. Jefferson, 23, appeared in five games for the Bills last season totaling just two tackles. He signed with the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Stephen F. Austin last year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson work out for Jacksonville Jaguars

Both Cierre Wood and Willie jefferson were released from the Houston Texans last week, for smoking a cigar in the team’s hotel room. Well today both Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson are working out for the Jacksonville Jaguars. This is great news for the two, because there has not been any report of foul play. […]
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Houston Texan DE/LB Willie Jefferson has a workout with AFC team

Just last week, Houston Texans cut three players for smoking a cigar in the team hotel. Well one of those players is already bouncing back. Willie Jefferson is en Route to visit an AFC team per a team source. Willie Jefferson should land on his feet, the tall, sack master will have to learn a […]
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Waive Jefferson, Wood and Montgomery

Texans waived RB Cierre Wood, DE Sam Montgomery, OLB Willie Jefferson. Sources say they violated team rules at KC hotel. Got sent home. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) October 21, 2013   This news comes on the heels of an abomination of a 2013 season, and the Houston Texans have parted ways with rookies Cierre Wood, Willie Jefferson and Sam Montgomery. The three were sent...
Via State of the Texans
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans LB Willie Jefferson was waived for smoking a cigar in the team hotel

Today the Houston Texans released LB Willie Jefferson for smoking a “Cigar” in the team hotel.  The cigar contained nothing but tobacco, but the coaches decided to make the move. This could be a huge mistake for Coach Gary Kubiak who is now definitely on the hot seat.  I talked with a representative of Willie […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 21, 2013  |  1 Comment

Player Spotlight: Willie Jefferson

This week’s player spotlight is on an undrafted free agent that came in as a long shot and took full advantage of his opportunities by flashing time after time with his speed and explosion. He has been talked about all throughout training camp and now has made the final 53 man roster. In case you haven’t heard of him, his name is Willie Jefferson.   Willie Jefferson It’s not...
Via State of the Texans
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans fall to Saints 31-23

Saints QB Drew Brees scrambles as Texans linebacker Willie Jefferson moves in. The Texans went into their third preseason game against the Saints undefeated. After beating the Dolphins and Vikings, the Saints would be the best offensive team they’ve faced yet this preseason. And with it being week 3 many of both team’s starters played at least one quarter to get them ready for...
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Willie Jefferson Talks to SOTT

Houston Texans rookie outside linebacker Willie Jefferson took some time to talk to us at training camp. He talked about how training camp is going, what it mean to be a Texas native and how much Coach Reggie Herring has meant to his development.     You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  
Via State of the Texans
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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