Jordan Matthews Traded to Bills for Ronald Darby After Sammy Watkins Deal

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Jordan Matthews Traded to Bills for Ronald Darby After Sammy Watkins Deal

The Buffalo Bills acquired wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a third-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft from the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday in exchange for cornerback Ronald Darby.

Ian Rapoport‏ of the NFL Network passed along the news. Adam Schefter confirmed the deal.

The Bills announced earlier Friday they traded wide receiver Sammy Watkins and a 2018 sixth-round pick to the Los Angeles Rams for cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick.

Buffalo underwent a regime change during the offseason with head coach Sean McDermott and general manager Brandon Beane replacing Rex Ryan and Doug Whaley, respectively.

The moves Friday are a clear sign the Bills are going to retool the roster with a new vision, but it could take some time to complete the process. Going from Watkins to Matthews, and Darby to Gaines is a downgrade in upside at each position, but the team did get draft picks it hopes will offset the difference.

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Posted By: bleacherreport.com

Date Posted: Sat, 12 Aug 2017, 02:20 pm

Tags: Ronald Darby

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