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DE Jerry Hughes: Signs two-year extension

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Excellent news. 11 mil per or so

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Interesting it’s basically a full guaranteed deal. 

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Congrats 55!! McD likes to have a vet leader in each group and I think Hughes has curbed the penalties, performed well, and been a great teammate. I think McD actually liked that he challenged that ref last year too. He has a lot of “give a damn” in him. 

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Cue the “Hughes is done because he didn’t have a lot of sacks in 2018” crowd. 

 

An insightful, proactive move by Beane to take one worry off the table next offseason. 

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Hughes is also the longest-tenured player on the Bills

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1 minute ago, YoloinOhio said:

Hughes is also the longest-tenured player on the Bills

Yes he has spent a whale(y) of a time here.

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8 minutes ago, CaptnCoke11 said:

Per Schefter

 

Bills’ DE Jerry Hughes is signing a two-year extension worth up to $23 million that includes $19.5 million guaranteed, per source.

 

Think I said 2 months ago that there was no way Hughes signed for less guaranteed than what the franchise tag would pay him next year (defensive end tag number this year was $17.1m)

 

EDIT: is it actually a 2 year extension? thereby tying him down through 2021? Or is it a 2 year deal for this year and next? If the former I don't love it, if it is the latter I do.

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Hughes is a monster and underrated in my opinion. Good work Beane

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Just now, GunnerBill said:

 

Think I said 2 months ago that there was no way Hughes signed for less guaranteed than what the franchise tag would pay him next year (defensive end tag number this year was $17.1m)

Nice going.

 

This is a great contract IMO. Lock him up for the rest of his prime, and the high GTD builds goodwill so we can probably re-sign him again at the tail end of his career if we want at a little bit of an old age discount.

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4 minutes ago, GunnerBill said:

 

Think I said 2 months ago that there was no way Hughes signed for less guaranteed than what the franchise tag would pay him next year (defensive end tag number this year was $17.1m)

 

EDIT: is it actually a 2 year extension? thereby tying him down through 2021? Or is it a 2 year deal for this year and next? If the former I don't love it, if it is the latter I do.

 

Doesn’t the word “extension” imply added years? Typically they use “restructure” if modifying an existing contract (even if adding additional years).

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AWESOME!!  great way to start the day with this news!

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Just now, eball said:

 

Doesn’t the word “extension” imply added years? Typically they use “restructure” if modifying an existing contract (even if adding additional years).

 

They can be a little loose with the wording though. I'll wait to see. If they are guaranteeing him $19m over the years when he will be 32 and 33 I think that is a really risky contract. When the cliff comes for pass rushers it tends to come quickly.

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Maybe now some fans can stop being so nervous about the DE position. 

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I’m expecting double digit sacks from Jerry this year. 

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“Well, McBeane hasn’t gotten anything else right, so why would they get this right?”

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There, a preemptive post ought to knock the nattering nabobs of negativism off their games.

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15 minutes ago, eball said:

Cue the “Hughes is done because he didn’t have a lot of sacks in 2018” crowd. 

 

An insightful, proactive move by Beane to take one worry off the table next offseason. 

 

He had more sacks in 2018 than he had in the previous 3 seasons.  

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