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Bills make DT switch: Worthy out, Coleman back

Let the shaking up begin.

After a second game in a row where the Buffalo Bills' defense was trampled by an opponent's rushing attack, the team Tuesday made a change on its defensive line by releasing reserve tackle Jerel Worthy.

They replaced him with Deandre Coleman, a tackle who has been on and off the roster since 2016.

The 6-foot-5, 341-pound Coleman was part of the Bills' practice squad last year before the team promoted him to its final five games of the season. The Bills released Coleman on Sept. 5, re-signed him on Sept. 20, and then released him again on Sept. 26.

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Coleman in 2014 as an undrafted free agent from the University of California. He played in five games with the Miami Dolphins from 2014 to 2015.

In five games this season, all as a backup, was credited with only one tackle and four assists.

He joined the Bills' practice squad in 2015, after spending two seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Worthy was active for two games in 2015 and played in 13 games in 2016.

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