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Bills sign right tackle Pears to contract extension

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There hasn’t been a lot for the Bills to be proud of during their current six-game losing streak. It feels like the team’s apparent progress this year was a mirage.

One area that has undeniably improved however is the offensive line. The team rewarded a steady piece of that line right tackle Erik Pears, 29, on Tuesday with a multiyear contract extension.

“I can’t thank this organization enough for believing in me and giving me a real opportunity,” Pears told Chris Brown of the team’s official website. “I look forward to building on what I’ve done and continuing to get better.”

The line will look better next year when Eric Wood is off injured reserve. The team could still use a left tackle, but it appears their right tackle situation is covered for 2012.

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6 Responses to “Bills sign right tackle Pears to contract extension”
  1. dohpey28 says: Dec 13, 2011 12:57 PM

    Man they’re offense went in the tank once Wood went down. Hopefully he’s back to 100% for camp.

  2. trbowman says: Dec 13, 2011 1:02 PM

    Awesome. Every penny well earned

    Now re-sign Demetrius Bell and the line is looking spiffy.

  3. earthtopft says: Dec 13, 2011 1:02 PM

    Smart move. Guys like Pears don’t just fall of trees.

  4. joetoronto says: Dec 13, 2011 1:33 PM

    The guy’s been a journeyman his whole career.

  5. cjspiller12 says: Dec 13, 2011 2:45 PM

    @joetoronto…………And Carson Palmer doesn’t look anything like Jim Plunkett either does he LMAO!!!!!

  6. stanmark says: Dec 14, 2011 8:43 AM

    C’mon GUYS! Andrew Cuomo said yesterday he’ll work to keep Bills in Buffalo- WHERE’s THE STORY????
    Everytime someone sneezes in LA theres a quick story up about the bills moving.

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