FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
BILLS SIGN DE WALLACE
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The Buffalo Bills today announced the signing of DE Al Wallace. In accordance with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wallace, a seven-year NFL veteran, spent the previous five seasons (2002-06) with the Carolina Panthers and saw action in all 80 games and seven postseason contests. He was released by Carolina on February 19th. The 6-5, 275-pound defensive end has recorded 187 tackles (126 solo), 23.0 sacks and four interceptions in 96 regular season games.
A Maryland product, Wallace entered the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted rookie free agent in 1997 and spent the first 13 games on the team's practice squad. Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles (12/2/97), Wallace stayed with the team until the start of the 2000 season after spending the 1999 campaign on the injured reserve list. He spent 2000 with the Chicago Bears and was out of football for one season in 2001. He signed with Miami in March 2002. He was dealt to Carolina (7/19/02) through a trade with the Miami Dolphins.