Bills cut offensive tackle Hunter 3 weeks after signing him

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Offensive tackle Wayne Hunter's chance to revive his career with the Buffalo Bills didn't last long.

The Bills announced they released Hunter on Tuesday, three weeks after signing him. The move came a little over a week before Buffalo players begin reporting to training camp in suburban Rochester.

The 6-foot-5, 318-pound player had been out of football since being released by the St. Louis Rams following the 2012 season. Hunter was selected in the third round of the 2003 draft by Seattle, and also spent four seasons with the Jets in a stint that overlapped new Bills coach Rex Ryan's tenure in New York.

Hunter never had an opportunity to even practice with Buffalo.

Overall, Hunter had 25 starts in 77 career games.

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