Long, 28, has been published by the ny Jets last week after just one season of a four-year, $27.4 million agreement he signed last offseason. Long might have been due a $3 million incentive last week if he’d remained to the Jets’ roster.
Financial terms of the contract with the Bills of Long were not disclosed. Buffalo entered this offseason in distance with roughly $80 million and has been expected to handle their debatable offensive line. Starting right shield John Miller and directly handle Jordan Mills are become unrestricted free agents in March, along with backup guard/center Ryan Groy.
The Jets had expected Long would stabilize the center position, a weakness since Nick Mangold ceased playing 2016, however, the master plan didn’t materialize. Long played the 2nd half the summer season using a tendon injury in his right (snapping) hand, which affected his operation.
The low point came in a Week 9 loss to the Miami Dolphins throughout which Long had been off target on at seven shotgun snaps. Trainer Todd Bowles didn’t pull at him until late in the match, resulting in a torrent of criticism. Long and center never played with . He played guard, where he remained for the remainder of the growing summer season when he came back to the line up fourteen days later.
The Redskins chosen in the next round of the 2014 draft. He has played 53 games through his inaugural livelihood, including 44 starts.
The Greens Tuesday additionally Re Signed Corner-back Lafayette Pitts into some one-year deal. Pitts, that played Buffaloparticular teams a year ago, had been set to become restricted free agent in March.
ESPN’s Rich Cimini led to the record.