Bills looking to sign Josh Allen to 'massive' extension?
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Report: Bills looking to sign Josh Allen to 'massive' contract extension

Josh Allen is going to be a Buffalo Bill for a very long time. At least, the franchise hopes so. 

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Buffalo is expected to approach Allen's representation about a "massive" contract extension this offseason. 

An extension would likely make Allen one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL. However, Rapoport adds the league's 2021 salary cap will play a determining role in the situation. 

Allen currently has two years remaining on his four-year, $21 million rookie deal. After a breakout year in 2020, it's no surprise the Bills want to lock him up for the future. 

The 24-year-old led the Bills to their first AFC East title since 1995. He helped Buffalo go 13-3, completing 69.2% of his passes for 4,544 yards and 37 touchdowns against 10 interceptions. He also rushed for 421 yards, eight touchdowns and a receiving score. 

Kansas City Chiefs signal-caller Patrick Mahomes is currently the NFL's highest-paid quarterback at $45 million per season. Deshaun Watson ($39 million) and Russell Wilson ($35 million) are also among the highest-paid. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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