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Bills agree to terms with WR Andre Holmes

This time, it's actually happening.

The Buffalo Bills announced Saturday they have, in fact, come to terms on an agreement with free-agent wide receiver Andre Holmes.

Earlier in the week, ESPN reported that the Bills were signing the former member of the Oakland Raiders, but Holmes, via his Twitter account, and the Bills refuted the story. On Saturday, Holmes tweeted that he was joining the Bills.

Holmes, who turns 29 in June, adds to the growing depth the Bills have at wide receiver. He visited the team's facility on Friday.

In six NFL seasons, Holmes has 102 receptions for 1,462 yards and 12 touchdowns.

He spent the past four seasons with the Raiders.

Holmes began his NFL career in 2011, when the Minnesota Vikings signed him as an undrafted free agent from tiny Hillsdale College. He was released before the 2011 season, and then spent the next two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys before landing on the New England Patriots' practice squad in 2013.

Besides Holmes, the Bills also have added receivers Philly Brown, Jeremy Butler, and Corey Washington in free agency. Their depth behind No. 1 wideout Sammy Watkins also includes Dezmin Lewis, Kolby Listenbee, and Walter Powell.

Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin, two of the Bills' top three receivers last season, departed in free agency.

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