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Bills restructure Eric Wood’s contract, extend Patrick Lewis through 2017

ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21:   Eric Wood #70 of the Buffalo Bills and Kraig Urbik #60 of the Buffalo Bills take the field before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Michael Adamucci/Getty Images) Getty Images

The Bills have addressed the contracts of both their centers.

Field Yates of reports that the team has restructured the contract of starter Eric Wood. He converted $3.775 million of his $4.775 million base salary for the 2016 season into a bonus. They also added a voidable year in 2018 to his deal, allowing the Bills to reclaim about $2.5 million in cap space this year.

Yates reports that the team also extended the contract of backup Patrick Lewis through the 2017 season. Lewis, who was claimed off of waivers from the Seahawks, was due to make $1.671 million this year. His salary for 2016 has dropped to $800,000 to go with a $200,000 signing bonus. He stands to make a non-guaranteed base salary of $1.2 million in 2017.

Right tackle Jordan Mills is the only starting Bills offensive lineman that is not signed through at least the 2017 season.

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4 Responses to “Bills restructure Eric Wood’s contract, extend Patrick Lewis through 2017”
  1. maxkingpin says: Sep 9, 2016 11:59 AM

    Further proof that the Bills are going to keep Rex Ryan as HC at least through the 2017 season.

  2. superpatriotsfan says: Sep 9, 2016 12:07 PM

    Gives me a woody

  3. catquick says: Sep 9, 2016 3:22 PM

    Gets Gilmore signed when Manny Lawson cash figured in

  4. catquick says: Sep 9, 2016 3:22 PM

    Superpatriotsfan…….cheating gives you a woody

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