Found March 06, 2014 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISWith the big-name portion of free agency coming next week, teams are tying up loose ends in preperation.Part of that is retaining reserve players and exclusive free agents, something the New York Jets did Wednesday and the Buffalo Bills did Thursday. Buffalo announced it tendered offers to receiver Chris Hogan, offensive lineman Antoine McClain and fullback Frank Summers.The Bills also re-signed defensive back Brandon Smith.Hogan and Summers are the notable names of the bunch, with the former having hauled in 10 passes for 87 yards last season in addition to regular contributions on special teams. He did his most damage in a win over the Jets with three receptions -- two for first downs.Summers scored a touchdown in that game and went on total 46 rushing yards on 12 attempts throughout the season. He appeared in 15 games, starting nine.McClain and Smith spent most of their 2013 seasons on the Bills' practice squad.Follow Nick @NickStDenisFollow AFC East Daily @A...

Buffalo Bills sign Aaron Williams, Frank Summers and 3 more in past two days

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Buffalo Bills are planning to be very active in Free Agency

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Buffalo Bills: Is Aaron Williams the answer to Jairus Byrd’s departure?

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Buffalo puts the Toronto game on ice

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Bills Sign S Aaron Williams To 4-Year, $26 Million Extension

The Buffalo Bills have essentially picked Aaron Williams over Jairus Byrd. Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Bills have signed talented safety Aaron Williams to a four year, $26 million extension. The 4-year extension for #Bills S Aaron Williams is worth $26M, per source. It can be worth up to $27.25M over the course of the deal. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 5, 2014 Pro Football...

Buffalo Bills have signed Aaron Williams to a contract extension

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Buffalo Bills: We’re Not Playing North Of The Border in 2014

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Brian Dawkins: Jairus Byrd Will Bring A Lot To Your Football Team

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Bills, Aaron Williams agree to four-year, $26 million contract extension

Jairus Byrd is about to hit the free agent market, but his running mate, Aaron Williams, just signed a lucrative contract extension with the Buffalo Bills. The Buffalo Bills announced on Wednesday that they have signed fourth-year safety Aaron Williams to a contract extension. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports that it's a four-year deal worth $26 million, with another $1...

Bills sign Aaron Williams to four-year extension

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Free Agent ILB Jasper Brinkley Visiting With Bills Thursday

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Jairus Byrd seeking an average of $9 million per season

The Buffalo Bills put the franchise tag on safety Jairus Byrd last year, and after saying they were willing and able to do so again, they decided against it. It might be because they felt like negotiating a long term contract with him wouldn’t work because his demands are too high, reportedly over $9 million per year.
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