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Bills sign Glenn; only one pick unsigned

The Buffalo Bills continue to knock off rookie contracts, with second-rounder Cordy Glenn the latest to sign Friday.

Glenn, the 41st overall pick in the draft out of Georgia, is expected to compete with Chris Hairston for the team's starting left tackle job.

His rookie deal, as they all do, covers four years. Terms have not been released, but last year's 41st pick, defensive tackle Jarvis Jenkins of the Washington Redskins, signed a contract worth nearly $4.8 million. Glenn's contract should fall in line with that.

"I'm actually here now. That whole process is over with," Glenn told the team's official website after signing his contract. "You can kind of just start focusing on the season and playing football again."

Glenn made 50 starts in 53 college games with the Bulldogs, matching the school record for most starts by an offensive lineman. The 6-foot-5, 343-pounder made the all-Southeastern Conference first team in 2011.

Glenn appealed to the Bills because of his massive size. His arm length of 35 3/8 inches and wingspan of 84 5/8 inches were both second longest of any player in the 2012 draft.

Glenn was one of three offensive linemen selected by the Bills in April's draft. He played both guard and tackle with the Bulldogs, but Bills General Manager Buddy Nix made it clear where Glenn would play when he was drafted by the team.

"Hell no, he's not a guard," Nix said.

During the team's rookie minicamp, Glenn lined up at left tackle.

"Things are going great," Glenn told the Bills' website. " I'm just trying to listen to [offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris] and learn as much as I can from him."

The Bills have now signed eight of their nine draft picks, with only third-round wide receiver T.J. Graham of North Carolina State still unsigned.

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