Bills moving forward without Schobel

The Buffalo Bills made the following announcement Monday morning regarding veteran linebacker Aaron Schobel:

Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix today is announcing that the team is moving forward with plans that do not include LB Aaron Schobel.

Nix said: “Aaron has been contemplating retirement for the past seven months, but we are at the point where we are moving forward and have informed his agent of our plans.

“Aaron has been a very good player for the Bills and we wish him and his family the best, but there comes a point where we have to move forward and that point is today. We are focusing on the team’s best interests.”