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Bills awarded cornerback Burton off waivers

September 1, 2013

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills were awarded cornerback Brandon Burton off waivers Sunday.

Burton, waived Saturday by the Minnesota Vikings, entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick of the Vikings in 2011. The 6-foot, 185-pound cornerback has played in 14 games, making one start.

Burton gives the Bills some depth at cornerback. The Bills are without top corner Stephon Gilmore for 6-8 weeks due to a broken wrist and have little experience at the position behind Gilmore.

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