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Bills sign WR Trent Sherfield to one-year deal

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The Bills aren't done adding to their offense in free agency as WR Trent Sherfield signed with the team Monday on a one-year deal.

Sherfield, 27, spent the 2022 season with the Miami Dolphins and was their third-leading receiver with 30 catches for a career-high 417 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 13.9 yards per catch which also ranked third on the team and was just behind All-Pro WR Tyreek Hill (14.4 ypc).

Sherfield said when Buffalo showed interest in adding him to their roster, he couldn't pass it up.

"A couple of teams were in the picture, but Buffalo came into the picture and it was just like something that I just could not look past with obviously how the offense plays, and obviously (Ken) Dorsey and Josh Allen, everything like that," Sherfield said. "It's like if you want to be an elite receiver, you come and play with an elite quarterback."

The WR, who has played with multiple teams, believes Buffalo could bring out the best in him.

"My plan is being a weapon on offense, being a guy that can be depended on to make plays and situations for the offense," Sherfield explained. "Just also being able to be readily and excessively available to be needed potentially on special teams. But my goal has always been to prove myself as a receiver in this league, and no job is too small for me. But I think that being a guy that can make plays for this offense and kind of carryover what I did last year in Miami."

Prior to playing for the Dolphins, Sherfield had a one-year stint with the 49ers (2021) and three years with the Cardinals (2018-20).

Known for his speed, Sherfield had a standout collegiate career playing at Vanderbilt University. The 6-foot-1, 219-pound wideout was a Biletnikoff Award candidate his senior year at Vandy, an award given to the top WR in the NCAA.

He finished his collegiate career with 1,869 receiving yards, a total which still ranks 8th all-time in program history. Sherfield also owns the school record for most receiving yards in a single game (240 yards vs. Austin Peay in 2015.)

Coming into the NFL as an undrafted free agent and having to earn every opportunity that's been given to him, Sherfield feels his work ethic fits perfectly with Buffalo.

"I think that fits right in with this culture," Sherfield said of his mentality. "I go to sit down and talk with Coach McDermott for a little while, and it was a great conversation. I just think that this is a place for me to thrive in. What's in my DNA is all around this building."

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