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Buffalo Bills sign Tyrod Taylor to contract extension

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The deal is official, and some contract details have been provided.

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Tyrod Taylor and the Buffalo Bills have agreed to a contract extension, per an official team release.

We’ve all been expecting this deal for some time, although I must say, this is a bit earlier than I thought an extension would be signed.

Right now, we don’t know the specific details, but Tim Graham of The Buffalo News did provide some parameters:

Doing some quick math, according to Graham’s report, $15 million per season is the most Taylor’s extension can ultimately be worth. That’d be a huge pay increase for the veteran quarterback who was set to make just $3 million in 2016 and a gigantic bargain for the Bills based on today’s quarterback market.

Ian Raport of NFL Network echoed Graham with this tweet: