The Buffalo Bills signed free-agent linebacker Manny Lawson on Wednesday.

Lawson joins the Bills after spending the past two seasons with Cincinnati, starting 25 of 32 games.

A former first-round pick of San Francisco in 2006, the 28-year-old Lawson has compiled 331 tackles and 18 sacks in 96 career games (81 starts) with the 49ers and Bengals.