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George Wilson reportedly will visit with Lions, Titans


The Buffalo Bills decided they were through with George Wilson, but the veteran safety shouldn't have trouble finding work.

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Wilson turns 32 next month, but he started all 16 games for the Bills last season and remained effective against the run. His coverage skills slipped some, but he's arguably a better option than Amari Spievey in Detroit. The Titans, meanwhile, clearly aren't thrilled with Jordan Babineaux.

Wilson -- who graded out as the eighth-ranked safety in the NFL by ProFootballFocus last season -- is going to latch on somewhere because consistent safeties are hard to come by.

The Bills dropped Wilson to chop $2.9 million off the books. His release gives the front office some potential wiggle room to re-sign free safety Jairus Byrd. Wilson -- who can sign with a team immediately -- was no longer part of the Bills' plans, but he will land somewhere else.

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