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Bills hosting free-agent safety Dawan Landry

The Buffalo Bills are hosting safety Dawan Landry on a free-agent visit Tuesday, the team announced.

Landry, 32, played for current Bills coach Rex Ryan for the past two seasons with the New York Jets. He also played for Ryan with the Baltimore Ravens from 2006-2008.

The Bills are tight on cap space, with about $7.3 million remaining, according to NFLPA records. General manager Doug Whaley said at the NFL owners meetings last month that the Bills had essentially "tapped out" of free agency after spending big in the first weeks of the signing period.

"We're at a point now that if we do anything, it's going to be just some minimum [salary] guys," Whaley said on March 24. "We have to have room for our draft choices, and we also have room for injury replacements during the season. So we're pretty much tapped out of the free-agent market."

If signed, Landry would add experience to the back-end of the Bills' defense, having started 126 games over his nine-year career. The Bills will enter this season without one of their starting safeties from last season, Da'Norris Searcy, who signed with the Tennessee Titans last month.

After top safety Aaron Williams, the Bills have been expected to hold a competition between Duke Williams, Bacarri Rambo and Jonathan Meeks for their other safety spot.