Former Clemson LB released by Bills


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Former Clemson LB released by Bills

Former Clemson linebacker Tony Steward has been released on Monday morning according to his Twitter account.

"Extremely grateful to the Bills organization for the opportunity they gave me," Steward tweeted. "Looking forward to the next chapter."

Steward had two tackles in seven games with the Bills last season.

He was drafted in the 6th round (#188 overall) by the Buffalo Bills in the 2015 NFL Draft. It was the first of two sixth round picks by the Bills.

During his career at Clemson, he had 141 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and 14 quarterback pressures while battling back from two ACL injuries.

The two-time Clemson captain helped the 2014 Tigers lead the nation in total defense, pass efficiency defense, fewest first downs allowed, tackles for loss, tackles for loss yardage, sack yardage, third down defense, fewest yards for pass attempt, fewest yards for play allowed and fewest plays 10+ yards allowed.

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