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Former Redskins CB Josh Norman signs 1-year, $6 million deal with the Bills

JNo moves north to reunite with former coach

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UPDATE: Contract details

Josh Norman spent 4 years with the Washington Redskins, but his time here ended with him getting benched and then released during the offseason. Norman went from All-Pro corner with the Carolina Panthers to be replaced by guys signed off the street on a weekly basis in the second half of last season.

Norman signed a record 5 year, $75 million deal with the Redskins after the Panthers placed a franchise tag on him, but then decided to rescind it, making him a free agent. Norman started 54 games and recorded 7 interceptions, 8 forced fumbles, 43 passes defended, and 235 tackle for the Redskins. His release saved Washington $12.5 million this year, leaving $3 million in dead cap.

Now Norman has reunited with his former Panthers Defensive Coordinator, Sean McDermott, who is now the Buffalo Bills head coach. Norman was an All Pro before playing under Joe Barry and Greg Manusky.

Norman gets a 1-year deal worth $6 million with has incentives that could increase his pay day to $8 million. That is a far cry from the $15 million he was getting here, but his play has fallen off, and people have questioned him for the last two seasons.

He turns 33 this year, and needs to prove he can still play at a high level. If he can't show out in his old system, he might show himself out of the league quickly.