NFL Report: Bills ink Giants LB Mitchell

Dino MoriAnalyst IFebruary 29, 2008

The Buffalo Bills made a splash in the NFL free-agent pool today. 

The Bills have signed New York Giants linebacker Kawika Mitchell to a five-year, $17.5 million contract, of which five million is guaranteed.

The 6' 1", 253-pound Mitchell leaves a Superbowl championship squad, where he finished the 2007 season with 87 tackles,  recorded 3 1/2 sacks and had one interception in 16 regular season starts.  He also added two sacks in four playoff games. 

The Florida native will be entering his sixth season in the NFL.  He spent his first four years as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs