TThe wide receiver market, along with the quarterback market, has changed the most during this free agent period in the NFL, and this Wednesday another star signed a major contract that will keep him in his prime with the same team. , this is the case Stephon Diggs And buffalo bills.
Details of the agreement between Diggs and Bills
Diggs reached an agreement to extend his contract for another four years to the two he already had with the Bills, and in total $96 million new moneyThis was revealed in a report by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who also added that the quarterback’s primary weapons would receive a $21.5 million signing bonus, for a total guaranteed amount of $70 million.
It should be recalled that the league’s top three wide receivers agreed to a team swap this offseason, and these are the cases in chronological order: Amari Cooper from the Dallas Cowboys to the Cleveland Browns, Dave Adams from the Green Bay Packers to the Las Vegas Raiders and Tyreke Hill from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Miami Dolphins.
This is well-deserved money for Diggs, who came to the bill fair on a deal with minnesota vikings and became a superstar, with 127 receptions for 1,535 yards in 2020 and 103 catches for 1,225 yards in 2021.
Buffalo favorite for Super Bowl LVII
Buffalo has become a favorite team to achieve Super Bowl LVII representing the AFC, and that’s because their roster is largely unchanged from last year, in which they were eliminated by the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime in the divisional round, in addition to adding, among other free agents, spectacular outside linebacker Von Miller. coming from the defending champion Los Angeles Rams.
Diggs’ average annual salary is $24 millionmaking him the ninth wide receiver in the NFL to average at least $20 million in a season.