The Buffalo Bills have acquired linebacker Jerry Hughes from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for linebacker Kelvin Sheppard.
Bills announced that the team has traded LB Kelvin Sheppard to the Indianapolis Colts for LB Jerry Hughes.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 29, 2013
Hughes, the Colts first round pick in the 2010 draft played 40 games in Indy, recording 41 tackles, and five sacks.
Sheppard appeared in 32 games for the Bills the last two seasons, recording 102 tackles and just two sacks, playing mostly middle linebacker in the Bills 4-3 defense. Sheppard will now join a Indy squad that plays a 3-4 defense, that includes projected starters Bjoern Werner, Kavell Conner, Jerrell Freeman and Robert Mathis.