After guiding the Buffalo Bills to playoff berths in five of their six seasons in Western New York, the Bills announced they are extending general manager Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott for the foreseeable future.
Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks catches you up on the extensions for Buffalo’s head coach and GM, moves that will keep two of Buffalo’s brightest minds with the team through the 2027 season.
“McBeane” extended in Buffalo through 2027
On Friday, the Bills made it official: they have come to terms on contract extensions with Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott that run through the 2027 campaign.
This isn’t the first time the dynamic duo known affectionately as “McBeane” has been extended. Before the 2020 season, McDermott agreed to a four-year contract extension. Then, later in the season, Beane received his own five-year contract extension. Since coming to Buffalo in 2017, Beane and McDermott have guided the Bills to a regular-season record of 62-35 (4-5 in nine playoff games) with three straight AFC East championships.
- Buffalo Bills extend coach Sean McDermott, GM Brandon Beane through 2027 - Buffalo News
- Buffalo Bills give Sean McDermott, Brandon Beane contract extensions through 2027 season - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills extend McDermott, Beane through 2027 season - WGR 550
- Bills sign Sean McDermott, Brandon Beane to contract extensions through 2027 - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Bills extend contracts for McDermott, Beane - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills extend both Brandon Beane, Sean McDermott through 2027 - ESPN
- Bills announce contract extensions for GM Brandon Beane, HC Sean McDermott through 2027 - BuffaloBills.com
- Bills Mailbag: What to make of contract extensions for Brandon Beane and Sean McDermott - Buffalo News
- Ryan O’Halloran: Extensions give Beane, McDermott security to retool Bills after this season - Buffalo News
- Bills fans have plenty to say on social media about contract extensions for McDermott, Beane - Buffalo News
Eric Washington promoted to assistant head coach
In other front-office moves, the Bills have promoted defensive line coach Eric Washington to assistant head coach. He will still handle coaching duties for Buffalo’s defensive line.
- Bills promote defensive line coach Eric Washington to assistant head coach - Buffalo News
- Bills promote Eric Washington to assistant head coach - WGR 550
- Bills promote Eric Washington to assistant head coach - BuffaloBills.com
Bills athletic trainers urge schools to make life-saving plans
Before an athletic trainers convention, Nate Breske and Denny Kellington, who played a pivotal role in saving safety Damar Hamlin’s life when he suffered an on-field cardiac arrest incident on Jan. 2, advocated for planning ahead and practicing the same life-saving skills that kept Hamlin alive after his collapse.
- Bills athletic trainers Nate Breske, Denny Kellington advocate for expanded safety in youth sports - Buffalo News
- Bills trainers cite Hamlin case as example for schools, youth leagues to make life-saving plans - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills athletic trainers urge schools to make lifesaving plans - ESPN
Even more Bills news and notes
The media discuss whether some longtime Bills fans will be left out when Buffalo plays in its new stadium in 2026, hear the inspirational message safety Taylor Rapp delivered to a young Bills fan battling cancer, find out which Bills tight ends attended Tight End University, and more!
- Will some fans get left out at new Bills stadium? - Buffalo News
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- Major excavation of Bills stadium site well underway - WGR 550
- Bills’ Taylor Rapp sends message to 10-year-old from Lockport with cancer - Buffalo News
- Which Buffalo Bills are at Tight End University 2023? Team well represented at summit - newyorkupstate.com
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