It's five down, two to go for the Buffalo Bills in regards to signing draft picks.
The team reached an agreement with second-round linebacker Reggie Ragland on Tuesday. The Alabama product was taken with the 41st overall selection, which the Bills traded up for by sending the No. 49 pick and two fourth-round draft choices to the Chicago Bears.
Ragland won the 2015 Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year award for the Crimson Tide after compiling 102 tackles, including 60 solo stops. That was 29 more than his next closest teammate. The 6-foot-1, 247-pound native of Madison, Ala., played in 53 college games, finishing with 222 tackles, four sacks, 17.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, 10 passes defensed and one interception. He was a unanimous All-American selection in 2015.
Last year's No. 41 selection in the draft, Carolina wide receiver Devin Funchess, signed a four-year, $5.5 million contract. Ragland's deal is expected to slightly surpass that.
Left unsigned from the team's seven-player draft class are first-round pick Shaq Lawson, a defensive end/outsider linebacker from Clemson, and fourth-rounder Cardale Jones, the Ohio State quarterback.