Found August 30, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
PLAYERS: Eric Wood
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
BY NICK ST. DENISEric Wood could've gotten through the final year of his rookie contract with little trouble, but the 27-year-old center preferred to know where he'd be beyond the next seven months.So did his team.The Buffalo Bills announced Friday they gave Wood, a 2009 first-round draft pick, a multi-year contract extension. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, though they were obviously positive enough to have Wood resting easy a week before the start of the regular season."From this point on, all of my focus is on no contract, no outside distractions and that was extremely important," Wood told reporters Friday. "I thought if it did linger on I was mature enough that it wouldn’t affect my play, that it wouldn’t affect my preparation, but deep down just knowing that the risk of something happening or maybe a poor performance could affect a contract, that could definitely come in to play."Wood is certainly aware of the "risk of something happen...

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