Buffalo Bills extend catcher Stefon Diggs’ contract for $96 million

Stefon Diggs during the 2022 Pro Bowl.

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The Buffalo Bills of the NFL extended the contract of their star wide receiver, Stefon Diggs, for four years and $96 million dollars on Wednesday. that make him the second-highest-paid receiver in the league.

Although in the end it ended up being just over $95 million, renowned journalists such as ESPN’s Adam Schefter pointed out that the amount of the agreement was for $104 million, of which $70 million was already insured with the signing.

The 28-year-old has recorded at least 1,000 yards in each of the last four seasons. In 2021 he led coach Sean McDermott’s team in passing yards with 1,225 from 103 receptions and 10 touchdowns.

Diggs is a skilled receiver who can be lethal on both the short run and the long option where he becomes a nightmare for defensive backs to work with. He is very dangerous in man-to-man cover.

The twice Pro Bowl made it to the NFL selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2015 Draft. With the Vikings he spent five seasons

Upon arrival in Buffalo in 2020 the one born in Alexandria, Virginia, exploded; FHe had the most receptions with 127 for a gain of 1,535 yards.

The Buffalo Bills are a serious contender for the 2022 campaign after beefing up the offense this offseason. which is led by quarterback Josh Allen with tight end O’Terrius Howard, receiver Jamison Crowder and running back Randy “Duke” Johnson.

on his defensive The hiring they did a few weeks ago of former Broncos star linebacker Von Miller, winner of Super Bowl 50 with Denver, shines and eight times Pro Bowl, with a contract of 120 million dollars.

In addition to Miller, the department led by defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier signed defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, retained guard Ryan Bates and center Mitch Morse.

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Buffalo Bills extend catcher Stefon Diggs’ contract for $96 million