Many people in Buffalo feel that the Buffalo Sabres are the top sports team in town. That notion has once again been proven as the Sabres locked defenseman Tyler Myers for a long time.
The Sabres announced Thursday that they signed Myers to a seven year $38.5 contract. The deal shows that Sabres general manager Darcy Regier has learned from his dealing with former Sabres forward Daniel Briere, forward Chris Drury and defenseman Brian Campbell.
The Bills on the other hand are sitting and waiting for two key players to prove themselves worthy of a contract extension in quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and wide receiver Stevie Johnson.
The fact of the matter is good teams recognize solid young talent and lock them up before anyone else can get their paws on them. Also, even if a good team isn’t quite sure about a player they load the contract with incentives to make sure that the player is happy if he performs and that the team is covered if things don’t turn out right for them.
In the end, if the Bills are ever going to be a winning team again they need to learn to take risks.
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