Bills sign 5th round pick Richardson

Cyril Richardson

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – Five of the Buffalo Bills’ seven draft picks are already under contract, with the team signing 5th-round selection Cyril Richardson Friday.

Richardson, a 6-5, 343 pound offensive lineman out of Baylor, is expected to compete for a starting spot at guard. He was a two-time Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year, and also won the 2013 Jim Parker Award – given to the nation’s top offensive lineman.

Today’s signing leaves 1st-round pick Sammy Watkins and 2nd-round pick Cyrus Kouandjio as the last two members of the Bills’ 2014 draft class without a contract.

Buffalo opens OTA’s (Organized Team Activities) this Wednesday in Orchard Park. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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