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Searcy: Fluidity a must in modern day safety game

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills' safety corps was top-notch last season.Its top two contributors, Aaron Williams and the Jairus Byrd, combined for eight interceptions and a sack. Jim Leonhard and Da'Norris Searcy, role players that ended up seeing a nearly equal amount of snaps, added another five picks and 3.5 sacks.With Byrd gone and Leonhard unsigned, however, it'...
Via AFC East Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

For the Buffalo Bills draft this year Safety is for the Byrd’s

The Buffalo Bills group at safety is believed  by many to be unsolidified. This could be true, as Jairus Byrd’s departure not only left a huge hole in center field, it also took away the Bills number one defensive playmaker. But maybe it is not as bad as most think. Losing Byrd is one thing that no Bills fan wanted to see, but it was inevitable. Perhaps the quick signing of Aaron...
Via cover32 - Bills
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhem Monday: Mid-Season Finale: Part 2

We here at cover32 Bills know that there is nothing worse than Monday’s so we want to break away from all the seriousness the beginning of the work week presents and try to lighten the mood a little bit. Our very own writer and artist Mike Guittar covers a weekly segment we call “Mayhem Monday” where he shares his vision on what Kiko Alonso’s diary looks like. If you missed...
Via cover32 - Bills
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills have 12 first round picks on their roster… Wait what?

You read that correctly, The Buffalo Bills now have 11 first round picks on their roster, and they will add one more to that this May at the 2014 NFL Draft. What is more impressive is that the Bills also have 6 2nd round picks (soon to be 7 post draft) on the roster right now. 17 players on this team (soon to be 19) are from the first 2 rounds of the draft. Those players don’t...
Via cover32 - Bills
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhem Monday: The Great Escape

We here at cover32 Bills know that there is nothing worse than Monday’s so we want to break away from all the seriousness the beginning of the work week presents and try to lighten the mood a little bit. Our very own writer and artist Mike Guittar covers a weekly segment we call “Mayhem Monday” where he shares his vision on what Kiko Alonso’s diary looks like. If you missed...
Via cover32 - Bills
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills really like having players with same last names

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThere are lots of attributes teams look at when deciding whether to bring a player onto their roster -- size, speed, age, attitude, intellect, instinct.Apparently, the Buffalo Bills staff has an extra factor on their list. Perusing the current state of the Bills roster, it's hard not to notice the name repetition that exists among the players. It's bordering...
Via AFC East Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo GM Doug Whaley’s grade so far…

Yes, the Bills lost Jairus Byrd. Yes Byrd is widely considered one of the top 3 safeties in the NFL and yes, losing another pro-bowl player going into his prime is frustrating. What Buffalo appears to have is an All-Pro in GM Doug Whaley. Building a winning team is a marathon and not a sprint. You build up the middle on both sides of the ball and you don’t overpay for the players...
Via cover32
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills sign S Aaron Williams

So the Bills won’t give Jairus Byrd 9 million per year, but giving Aaron Williams 6.5 million is fine? This makes Aaron Williams the 11th highest paid safety in the NFL in terms of average salary. Williams, a 2011 2nd round pick, was a bust at cornerback in 2011 and 2012, grading out 87th out of 109 eligible cornerbacks in 2011 and 91st out of 113 eligible safeties in 2012. He...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agents at every position, expect the Bills to be active among them

Over the past couple weeks the hard working staff at cover32 have put together list ranking the top 10 free agents for almost every position. Every one of those list can be found HERE and for Bills fans I think you can expect a few of the players on these list to land in Buffalo this week. Buffalo has an awful lot of cap space to work with and with the all but official departure...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Rams reportedly interested in Byrd

Depending on whom you ask safety Jairus Byrd wants to return to Buffalo.  Former teammates in western New York say Byrd wants to stay a Bill, but Byrd himself turned down a contract from Buffalobefore hitting the open market.Ex-Bills coach Gregg Williams is back on the sideline for the St. Louis Rams and to no surprise, they are showing interest in Jairus Byrd. Williams who...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Buffalo Bills safety Aaron Williams signed a four-year, $26 million dollar contract extension on Wednesday, with $14.625 million guaranteed. The extension makes Williams the eighth highest-paid safety in the league, in terms of average annual salary. Most NFL fans don’t even know who Williams is, and the obvious question is why did Buffalo give one of its safeties a shiny new contract...
Via Standing O Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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

The Bills have been busy the past few days getting their free agents locked up before the start of free agency on Monday. On Wednesday they locked up Aaron Williams with a 4 year deal worth $26 million, and the very next day tendered offers to Frank Summers, Chris Hogan, Antoine McClain and Brandon Smith. Aaron Williams was in my opinion was the unsung hero of the Bills defense last...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills sign Aaron Williams to four-year extension

While the Buffalo Bills are facing the threat of losing Jarius Byrd to free agency, they decided on Wednesday that they wouldn’t lose Aaron Williams. On Wednesday the Bills signed Aaron Williams to a multi-year extension, and per Pro Football Talk, the deal is a four-year deal worth $26 million. There is $14.625 million guaranteed, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign Aaron Williams To 4-Year, $26M 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign Safety Aaron Williams to a Multi-year Extension

buffalobills.com According to buffalobills.com, the team signed safety Aaron Williams to a multi-year extension today at One Bills Drive. This should pretty much close the door on contract negotiations with free agent safety Jairus Byrd. Bills had to look past Byrd and a well deserving Aaron Williams get’s the teams trust. According to Mike Garafolo, it’s a 4-year, $26 million...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills extend 'core player' Aaron Williams four years

BY NICK ST. DENISWith safety Jairus Byrd halfway out the door, the Buffalo Bills shifted their focus to his (former) sidekick.The team has agreed to a four-year, $26 million contract extension with Aaron Williams, according to Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo. Williams, who moved from cornerback to safety last year, was entering the final year of his rookie contract."Aaron Williams...
Via AFC East Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills give Aaron Wilson four-year extension

getty images The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Aaron Williams to a four-year extension. Williams made the transition from cornerback to safety last season with promising results. On Wednesday the Bills rewarded him with a four-year deal worth $26 million. “Aaron Williams is a versatile player who has grown into a key playmaker for our defense in recent years,” said Buffalo...
Via Tireball.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills have signed Aaron Williams to a contract extension

Today the Buffalo Bills signed former draft pick Aaron Williams to a contract extension.  The numbers were not released, but this comes a day after the Bills decided to not slap Jairus Byrd with the Franchise Tag. Damond Talbot ‏@drocksthaparty  26s Buffalo Bills have signed Aaron Williams to a contract extensionThe post Buffalo Bills have signed Aaron Williams to a contract...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills sign Aaron Williams to an extension

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Buffalo Bills have announced that they’ve signed defensive back Aaron Williams to an extension. #Bills have signed @ajwilliams23 to a long-term extension! pic.twitter.com/pHIVPwZ1Uq — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 5, 2014 Williams had 82 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 4 interceptions...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign S Aaron Williams To A Contract Extension

The Buffalo Bills announced that they have signed S Aaron Williams to a long-term contract extension on Wednesday. Mike Garafolo reports that Williams receives a four-year extension worth $26 million that includes another $1.25 million in incentives. Pro Football Talk reports that Williams receives $14.625 million guaranteed. PFT adds that Williams’ contract also includes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams doesn't want Byrd to fly coop in offseason

BY DAN BEGNOCHEFollowing a move from the cornerback position, Aaron Williams quickly became the Buffalo Bills' No. 2 safety. Now, No. 2 needs to convince No. 1 to stick around.Considering the offseason that teammate and fellow safety Jairus Byrd had last year, Williams would be remiss to think contract negotiations will be a smooth process this time around.Given the output the...
Via AFC East Daily
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills defensive players tweet out goodbyes to their former DC

Today the Buffalo Bills players seemed sad to lose their latest defensive coordinator.  Aaron Williams even stated how messed up the NFL is, saying he has had a new defensive coordinator every year since entering in the NFL.  Sometimes it is hard for these players to adjust, and I am sure the vets are upset […]The post Buffalo Bills defensive players tweet out goodbyes to their...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills' Aaron Williams undergoes surgery after all

BY DAN BEGNOCHERight before the new year, Buffalo Bills cornerback-turned-safety Aaron Williams proclaimed no surgery would be necessary this offseason -- just some rest and solid prep work. Apparently that was wishful thinking.The defensive back announced via Twitter Thursday that he underwent an unspecified procedure Thursday, saying he was "still drowsy" at the time...
Via AFC East Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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