Buffalo releases former Maryland DL after one season with Bills
Quinton Jefferson is on the move with the veteran defensive lineman getting released on Wednesday.
The Buffalo Bills made the announcement Wednesday afternoon that Jefferson and wide receiver John Brown were being released. Jefferson spent just one season with Buffalo after beginning his career in Seattle.
We’ve released WR John Brown and DL Quinton Jefferson.
— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) March 10, 2021
Jefferson appeared in all 16 regular-season games for the Bills in 2020 and made four starts. He finished with 23 total tackles, six QB hits, three sacks, and a fumble recovery.
The veteran defender turns 28 on March 31, and he should find a number of interested suitors this offseason. He has been durable in his career, appearing in 46 games over the past three seasons. Jefferson has 82 total tackles, 10.5 sacks, and 35 QB hits in his career.
Jefferson played for the Terrapins from 2012-15, finishing his Maryland career with 107 total tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, and two interceptions. He was a fifth-round selection by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2016 NFL Draft.