Westerman, 28, would go on to appear in 36 games for the Jets from 2009-2011 including three starts in 2011. He split the 2012 season between Arizona and Indianapolis appearing in five games for the Cardinals and four games for the Colts late last year counting their AFC Wild Card playoff game.
At 6’3” 255 pounds, Westerman is a good-sized linebacker, who is best at rushing off the edge. He’s expected to line up at outside linebacker for Buffalo.
Knowing Westerman’s familiarity with Pettine’s scheme, he should get himself acclimated quickly in Buffalo’s defense. The Rutgers product represents competition for the likes of
He will wear No. 93 with Buffalo.