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Buffalo Bills Sign Eric Wood to Multi-Year Contract Extension

August 31st, 2013 at 6:06 PM
By Samuel Gerould

The Buffalo Bills have signed center Eric Wood to a multi-year contract extension.

“What the signing reflects is what we’re really trying to accomplish here,” Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon told “What Eric embodies is what we’re looking to build. He’s a tough, competitive, smart football player. He’s very passionate about being here in Buffalo and continuing to build on what we’re trying to do.”

According to Bills officials, the team values Wood’s leadership and playing ability. The team is also hoping Wood will be a steadying force on the offensive line, especially with rookie quarterback EJ Manuel taking snaps.

“We’re excited about it,” head coach Doug Marrone told “Ever since I’ve been here we’ve put a lot on that position just like we do with the quarterback position. You hear the saying all the time that you want to be strong up the middle and getting Eric done and making sure that he’s here is a big part of what we want now and in the future.”

However, Wood has battled a number of injuries since he was drafted by the Bills in 2009. He played ten games his rookie season due to a broken leg, and, in 2011, suffered a torn ACL.

Still, Wood is happy he’ll be a Buffalo Bill for a few more years.

 “It feels great,” Wood said. “I’m excited to be a part of this organization moving forward. I couldn’t be happier to be here and get it done now. Now the focus is New England.”


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