|Bills sign first-rounder Stephon Gilmore to $12.084 milllion deal|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, May 17, 2012 at 9:58 am ET
Stephon Gilmore Profile
Buffalo Bills first-round cornerback Stephon Gilmore has signed a four-year guaranteed contract worth roughly $12.084 million million.
The contract includes a $7.288 million signing bonus.
The contract includes a team option for a fifth year.
Drafted 10th overall, the former South Carolina standout rose quickly on draft boards.
The Bills felt comfortable enough with Gilmore that they recently cut veteran cornerback Drayton Florence.
Gilmore is projected as an immediate starter.
The 6-foot-1, 190-pound two-time All-Southeastern Conference selection from South Carolina started 40 career games.
BR> Gilmore recorded 181 career tackles with eight interceptions, 17 pass deflections and seven sacks.
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