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Bills Notebook: Veteran receiver Deonte Thompson rejoins roster

The Buffalo Bills Tuesday re-signed veteran Deonte Thompson to help bolster depth at wide receiver.

The 6-foot, 205-pound Thompson played in one game with the Bills in 2014. He spent the 2015 offseason with the Bills before joining the Chicago Bears and catching four passes for 96 yards and a touchdown during the preseason.

Thompson entered the NFL in 2012 when the Baltimore Ravens signed him as an undrafted free agent from Florida. After appearing in 13 games with Baltimore, the Bills signed him of the Ravens' practice squad.

In 49 career NFL games, including nine starts, Thompson has 50 receptions for 602 yards and three touchdowns. He also has returned 82 kicks for an average of 24.8 yards per return.

To make room for Thompson on their 53-man active roster, the Bills released running back Joe Banyard.

Additionally, the Bills signed safety LJ McCray to their practice squad and released offensive lineman Jordan Mudge and defensive lineman Marquavius Lewis from their practice squad.

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An NFL source confirmed for The Buffalo News Tuesday that the Seattle Seahawks inquired with the Bills about the possibility of trading for offensive tackle Cordy Glenn.

The Bills didn't see the inquiry as anything of substance and a deal never had a prayer of happening, the source said, because Glenn's cap number of $14.2 million was too high for the Seahawks' liking. If the Bills were to trade him, they would be left with $5.2 million in dead-cap space this year.

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