Sep 14, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty (32) returns an interception during the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The First person the Bills aggressed after was former Patriots Safety Devin McCourty. You may be saying to yourself, “hey didn’t Doug Whaley say he didn’t want to lock up to much money in the safety position” correct they didn’t with a mid level safety, however when one of the best overall Safeties in the NFL who defects from your rival you pay what ever they want. Similar to the addition of Lawyer Milloy in the early 2000’s. Devin McCourty is one of the best all around Safeties in the NFL today. McCourty required a 5 year 8 million per year contract. Although that is extremely high and similar to what the Buffalo Bills refused to give Jarius Byrd last year, McCourty is a much better overall safety and would add an anchor to the deep third of this defense.
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