Josh Mauga

Bills trade linebacker Ragland to Chiefs for 4th-round pick

Linebacker Reggie Ragland will have a chance to prove he's better suited to play in Kansas City's defense than Buffalo's.

The Bills cut ties with Ragland on Monday by trading their 2016 second-round draft pick to the Chiefs. In exchange, they acquired a fourth-round pick in the 2019 draft in a deal that made sense for both teams.

The Bills landed an asset in return for a player who was in jeopardy of being cut by Saturday, when teams establish their 53-player rosters. Ragland spent much of training camp working with the backups and then saw limited playing time in three preseason games.

In Kansas City, the Chiefs added a player with the potential of being an upgrade...

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