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Buffalo Bills Links, 12/11: Extension for GM Brandon Beane

Breaking down the extension, which will keep Beane and head coach Sean McDermott in Buffalo through 2025.

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In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we break down the news that general manager Brandon Beane has signed a contract extension that ensures he and head coach Sean McDermott will both be in Buffalo through the 2025 season. We hear from Bills president Kim Pegula, columnists and fans alike about Beane’s contract extension.

We also discuss Buffalo’s Week 14 clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football, hear from offensive lineman Jon Feliciano on why the Steelers present a season-defining opportunity for Buffalo’s offensive line and pass protectors, break down the game film to see why wide receiver Stefon Diggs was practically un-guardable in the win over the San Francisco 49ers, dissect why quarterback Josh Allen attributes much of his success in 2020 to refined mechanics, catch up with Hall of Fame defensive end Bruce Smith, reminisce about Buffalo’s epic 2017 overtime win in the snow over the Indianapolis Colts, and much more!

Brandon Beane Signs Contract Extension

Buffalo Bills extend contract of GM Brandon Beane - Democrat & Chronicle
On the brink of a third playoff berth in four years, Bills GM Brandon Beane gets rewarded.

Buffalo Bills sign GM Brandon Beane to contract extension -
Beane’s deal reportedly runs the same length as coach Sean McDermott’s.

Here to stay: Bills GM Brandon Beane signs multiyear contract extension | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Bills GM Brandon Beane signs contract extension.

Buffalo Bills sign GM Brandon Beane to multiyear extension - Buffalo Bills Blog
The Bills have signed GM Brandon Beane, who has turned their roster into a contender in three years with the organization, to a multiyear extension.

Vic Carucci: Bills’ contract extension for GM Brandon Beane is absolute no-brainer | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“The Pegulas presumably understood how foolish it would have been to even flirt with the possibility of allowing Beane to get away,” writes Vic Carucci.

Bills sign Brandon Beane to multi-year contract extension - WGR 550
The Buffalo Bills have signed general manager Brandon Beane to a multi-year contract extension that ties him to head coach Sean McDermott through the 2025 season.

Bills sign general manager Brandon Beane to a multi-year contract extension -
Beane joins Sean McDermott under contract, creating stability in the Bills’ front office for years to come.

Bills sign GM Brandon Beane to multi-year extension - WKBW TV
The Buffalo Bills have announced the team has signed general manager Brandon Beane to a multi-year contract extension.

Kim Pegula talks Brandon Beane extension, interviews Tre’Davious White on ‘Bills Pod Squad’ -
The Bills owner/president shares her thoughts on signing Brandon Beane to an extension plus shares lots of laughs with CB Tre’Davious White.

GM Brandon Beane signs contract extension and Bills fans are overjoyed | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
As expected, the reaction was quick and positive on social media.

Steelers a Strong Test for Buffalo

Jon Feliciano sizes up big test for offensive line; Steelers thin at linebacker | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Jon Feliciano thinks Sunday will be a defining-moment type of game for the Buffalo Bills’ offensive line and pass protectors.

Bills review: A glimpse into Stefon Diggs’ playoff potential – The Athletic
Unless the 49ers were devoting two players to containing him on Monday night, Diggs was practically un-guardable. (Subscription required).

‘It’s another challenge and something that we thrive on’ | Bills prep for a battle against Pittsburgh -
Stefon Diggs, Josh Allen and Jordan Poyer share insight on how the Bills can find success against the Steelers.

Bills Today | Keeping mechanics sharp a key for Josh Allen -
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Friday, Dec. 11.

Odds and Ends

Go Long Q&A: Bruce Smith is still seizing the day - Go Long with Tyler Dunne
Over two decades, the Bills great cemented his status as one of the best players in NFL history. Now? He’s traveling the world, challenging his mind and hitting the deck on a loud “Boom!” in Iraq.

Episode 1: Patrick Mahomes, the Buffalo Bills and the 2017 NFL Draft - Go Long with Tyler Dunne
“The ‘Go Long Podcast with Dunne & Monos’ kicks off with an extended conversation on the draft that set the course for the modern NFL. (And Doug Whaley joins us!)”

Buffalo Bills 2020 Vision: Where Does Gabriel Davis’ Rookie Year Rank in Team History? - Buffalo Fanatics - Buffalo Bills
Davis has been playing well of late and is making a strong case for Buffalo’s Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Remember the 201 Snow Bowl? - Democrat & Chronicle
In a raging snowstorm at New Era Field on Dec. 10, 2017, the Bills beat the Colts in overtime on LeSean McCoy’s touchdown run.

Harrison Phillips has been named Bills’ Walter Payton Man of the Year | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Phillips and the other 31 nominees will receive a $40,000 donation in their name to their charity of choice, with the leaguewide winner to receive an additional $250,000 donation to the charity of their choice.

Featured on Buffalo Rumblings

Buffalo Bills sign Brandon Beane to multi-year contract extension - Buffalo Rumblings
Payday for Mr. Beane.

Examining Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen’s marvel of a statistical year - Buffalo Rumblings
Josh Allen has had himself a season in 2020.

Buffalo Bills injury report: Milano good, Feliciano limited - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills are managing a few injuries right now.

All-22 analysis: How the Buffalo Bills’ offense outschemed the San Francisco 49ers - Buffalo Rumblings
All four touchdowns were easy successes.

Josh Allen named AFC Offensive Player of the Week after latest Buffalo Bills win - Buffalo Rumblings
It’s his third time winning the award this season!

AFC Playoff Picture: Buffalo Bills rooting interests, Week 14 - Buffalo Rumblings
Who are we rooting for this week.

The Bruce Exclusive: Mighty Ultra Zeo Ninja Josh Allen - Buffalo Rumblings
Levi Wallace and Ike Boettger as well.

Penalty recap: Flags not an issue as Buffalo Bills take down San Francisco 49ers - Buffalo Rumblings
The lack of flags was kinda surprising.

CB Daryl Worley signed off Buffalo’s practice squad by Vegas - Buffalo Rumblings
Worley played for the Raiders during the last two seasons.