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Defensive backs coach Henderson out as Rex Ryan shuffles Bills coaching staff


ORCHARD PARK, New York — Buffalo Bills defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson is the odd man out as Rex Ryan reshuffles his staff.

The Bills announced on Tuesday that Henderson will not return after completing his third year.

Dennis Thurman will take over Henderson's job. Thurman was the Bills defensive coordinator last year, but his role has been diminished after Ryan hired his twin brother Rob to become the team's assistant head coach responsible for defense.

The Bills also announced special teams quality control coach Michael Hamlin will not return.

Buffalo added two players by signing receivers Jarrett Boykin and Gregg Little to reserve/future contracts.

Boykin has 57 catches for 731 yards and three touchdowns in three seasons with Green Bay. Little has 161 catches for 1,890 yards and eight touchdowns in four seasons with Cleveland.

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