Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/20/14
While Lions defensive end Cliff Avril gets ready to hit the free agent market, he admits that he would love to get the same kind of contract that the Bills gave Mario Williams last offseason. “Anything is possible,” Avril said, per MLive.com. “I would love to get Mario’s deal. Who wouldn’t? Those are some great numbers. My thing is I want to keep getting better. I’m still young. I’m only 26 years old. The sky is the limit as far as that. Those are some great numbers, hopefully we can get somewhere near there.” The Bills gave Williams a six-year,  $96 million deal. Avril is a good pass rusher, but he’s certainly not on the same level as Williams.  I could never imagine him getting  $16 million a year, but I could see Avril getting around $9 million per season.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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