Buffalo Bills sign rookie 4th-round pick, QB Cardale Jones

Buffalo Bills quarterbacks Cardale Jones (7) and Joe Licata (16) take part in drills during their NFL football rookie minicamp in Orchard Park, N.Y., Friday, May 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have all seven rookie draft picks under contract after signing quarterback Cardale Jones on Tuesday.

Jones was a fourth-round draft pick out of Ohio State, where in 2014 he made the jump from third-stringer to starter in leading the Buckeyes to win a national championship. He eventually lost the starting job during his junior season last year, when questions were raised over his accuracy and decision-making ability.

He went 11-0 as a starter and finished with 15 touchdowns versus seven interceptions.

At 6-foot-5 and 253 pounds, Jones is considered a developmental project in Buffalo because of his limited playing time at Ohio State. He’s expected to spend this season in a third-string role behind starter Tyrod Taylor and backup EJ Manuel.

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