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The Bills think veteran linebacker Jason Gildon can help them but the contract they gave him is something less than convincing. <BR><BR> His one-year deal valued at between $1 million and $1.25 million with incentives came with a signing bonus of no more than $500,000, making the Steelers' all-time sack leader a candidate to be cut with no significant salary cap impact if he fails to perform in training camp.

Gildon, who turns 32 when the Bills arrive for camp on July 31, was cut by Pittsburgh to save $3.65 million after a six-sack season. His sack numbers have dwindled every year since his career-high 13.5 in 2000 and he's not an every-down player. Still, a player with his credentials was too good for the Bills to pass on and there were personal reasons at play for GM Tom Donahoe and coach Mike... Recommended Stories