Found February 07, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
PLAYERS: Donald Jones
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 Buffalo reports that a source has informed him that the Buffalo Bills are working on a contract extension for WR Donald Jones. Jones, 25, is set to become an restricted free agent next month, but the Bills are obviously hoping that he’ll be willing to work out a reasonable contract extension. They can always use a restricted tender on him if they’re unable to agree on a new contract. He tallied 41 receptions for 443 yards with 4 touchdowns in 2012 and was rated as slightly above average by Pro Football Focus. The post Report: Bills Working On A Contract Extension For WR Donald Jones appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

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