Bills sign Dennis Dixon to practice squad, Powell, Smith to active roster

The Buffalo Bills signed linebacker Ty Powell off the New York Giants' practice squad.

He's a former Seattle Seahawks seventh-round draft pick.

They also promoted cornerback Brandon Smith from the practice squad.

Linebacker Marcus Dowtin and cornerback Johnny Adams were released.

Quarterback Dennis Dixon, a former Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles backup, was signed to the practice squad.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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