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#1 PromoTheRobot

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:49 AM

Per Vtext: The Bills signed first-round draft selection (16th overall) QB EJ Manuel. All 8 Bills draft picks are now signed.

Edited by PromoTheRobot, 14 June 2013 - 12:25 PM.


#2 mitchmurraydowntown

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:51 AM

Sweet.

#3 CodeMonkey

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:51 AM

So he was at all the workouts without his contract signed?  Is that normal for rookies?

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:52 AM

Now all they need to do is get Byrd caged up for the next five years.  Of course if Williams can play FS maybe they trade him for an awesome LB.  Hope Manuel really challenges for starting spkt.

#5 Braedenstearns

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

Bryd next. please :)

#6 BRAWNDO

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

Great news now onto Byrd


#7 Chandler#81

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:01 PM

Contract particulars, anyone?

#8 Clockwork

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:02 PM

I love this new rookie wage scale.  There are no holdouts, no disputes, and no BS to start a young man's career.  I like it.

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

View PostCodeMonkey, on 14 June 2013 - 11:51 AM, said:

So he was at all the workouts without his contract signed?  Is that normal for rookies?

Yes...rookies are free to attend OTAs and minicamp without a contract...training camp is another issue.

#10 AlwaysBilleve

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

SUPERBOWL!

#11 thebandit27

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

View PostClockwork, on 14 June 2013 - 12:02 PM, said:

I love this new rookie wage scale.  There are no holdouts, no disputes, and no BS to start a young man's career.  I like it.

Yes, yes, and yes!

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:07 PM

Superbowl

#13 jeremy2020

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:10 PM

View PostClockwork, on 14 June 2013 - 12:02 PM, said:

I love this new rookie wage scale.  There are no holdouts, no disputes, and no BS to start a young man's career.  I like it.

It was a long time coming and I'm glad it is here.

#14 Canadian Bills Fan

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:10 PM

Now that everyone has been signed, it will be interesting in the next 30 days to see if we hear any reports on negotiations with Byrd.

One could think that maybe the Bills wanted to get the entire draft class signed before extending Byrd.

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:12 PM

View PostCodeMonkey, on 14 June 2013 - 11:51 AM, said:

So he was at all the workouts without his contract signed?  Is that normal for rookies?

Yes, they usually have insurance contracts that cover them for what their contract was worth (estimated) if they get injured.

#16 The Cincinnati Kid

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:18 PM

Championship!!!!

#17 John from Hemet

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:23 PM

Mark this day down in Bills history....it will be an important one

#18 SF Bills Fan

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:28 PM

I am curious as to the terms. I know that the Bills don't officially release those as a matter of policy. It will get out though.

#19 AlwaysBilleve

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:29 PM

Whaley seems to know what he wants and goes and gets it. I like the way the front office is coming along

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:47 PM

will have terms of the deal in next version of story, i've just filed for editing.

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