Bills add depth for O-line with Spain

Was with Ti­tans for last four sea­sons

The Buffalo News - - SPORTS - By Vic Carucci

The Buf­falo Bills Wed­nes­day an­nounced they agreed to terms on a one-year con­tract with free-agent guard Quin­ton Spain.

The 6-foot-4, 330-pound Spain spent the past four sea­sons with the Ten­nessee Ti­tans, who signed him as an un­drafted free agent from West Vir­ginia in 2015. He started 48 of the 50 games he played for the Ti­tans.

Spain, 27, be­comes the third free agent the Bills added this off­sea­son who can play ex­clu­sively or at least part-time at guard. The oth­ers are Spencer Long, who spent last season as a cen­ter with the New York Jets but has also had ex­ten­sive ex­pe­ri­ence at guard, and Jon Feli­ciano, who was with the Oak­land Raiders.

He is the sixth player the Bills have signed on the of­fen­sive line, join­ing Long, Feli­ciano, cen­ter Mitch Morse and tack­les LaA­drian Wad­dle and Ty Nsekhe.

Ac­cord­ing to Pro Football Fo­cus, Spain was ranked at No. 35 among guards with a 62.3 grade. Ac­cord­ing to PFF, Spain al­lowed only one sack last year in 856 snaps and his pass block­ing grade has been 75.6 or higher in each of his pro sea­sons. His run block­ing has been less con­sis­tent.

He was re­tained last season as a re­stricted free agent and made $1.9 mil­lion.

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