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Bills release former second-round pick Cyrus Kouandjio, sign WR Rod Streater

Cyrus Kouandjio's disappointing and even strange time with the Buffalo Bills is now over.

The team announced Wednesday it has released the offensive tackle who joined the Bills in 2014 as a second-round draft pick from Alabama.

Additionally, the Bills announced they signed free-agent wide receiver Rod Streater, who formerly played with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders, and tight end Wes Saxton. The Bills also released quarterback Josh Woodrum.

In January, Kouandjio underwent surgery to repair a hip injury suffered during a fall at his home. Then, in April, he was involved in a bizarre incident with police not far from the scene of an accident on Route 400 in Elma.

Kouandjio was not arrested, but taken to Erie County Medical Center for observation after being found in a T-shirt without pants (but wearing underwear) and wandering in a field after climbing over an electric fence. When an Erie County Sheriff's deputy went to detain him, a police source said that the 6-foot-7, 322-pound Kouandjio yelled, "Shoot me!"

With second-round draft pick Zay Jones sidelined with a knee injury suffered during offseason workouts, the Bills had to make a move to help their depth at wide receiver.

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In Streater, they have added experience; he's entering his sixth NFL season. Since joining the Raiders as an undrafted free agent from Temple in 2012, he has played in 52 games with 21 starts. He has 127 career receptions for 1,755 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Saxton spent the 2016 season on the Washington Redskins' practice squad. The former South Alabama star signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He began that season on their practice squad before being promoted to the 53-man roster in Week 4 against Miami.

That made him the first player from South Alabama to appear in an NFL game.

During the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, Saxton ranked in the top three at the tight end position in the 40-yard dash (4.65 seconds), vertical jump (36 inches), and the broad jump (119 inches).

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