The Buffalo Bills have parted ways with Orchard Park-native Jon Corto.
Per NFL rules, a player placed on the waived/injured list has to be released once they pass a physical. That was the case for Corto, who got that distinction following the end of preseason. The move doesn't necessarily mean the Bills are done with him, but in this situation their hand was forced.
Corto has been cut by the team, after spending a total of three seasons on the active roster with the team. He was picked up by the Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2007, before being promoted to the 53-man roster in 2008. He spent three years as a linebacker or safety at certain points, and chipped in on special teams consistently.
A source says that Corto has drawn interest from at least a few other teams around the NFL.
Corto signed a two-year contract worth $1.294 million dollars in February of 2011, but will not see the end of that deal. He spent 2011 on the waived/injured list.
Aaron Wilson of Scout.com initially reported Corto's release.