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Bills sign LB Christian Kirksey, QB Shane Buechele to practice squad

Houston Texans linebacker Christian Kirksey (58) lines up for the snap during an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

The Bills signed LB Christian Kirksey and QB Shane Buechele to the practice squad Thursday morning, completing their 16-man practice squad to begin the 2023 season.

Kirksey, a former linebacker for the Texans, has started in 29 games since 2021 and has experience playing both middle linebacker and outside linebacker. He is from St. Louis, MO and is going into his 10th NFL season.

Buechele joins the Bills after spending the last two seasons with the Chiefs. The former SMU QB had a solid preseason showing for KC, throwing for 349 yards and three touchdowns with a 64.4% completion rate in three games.

Kirksey will wear No. 55 and Buechele will wear No. 6.

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