Jordan Poyer Reporting To Bills Mini Camp In Buffalo
An important piece of the Buffalo Bills' 2022 Super Bowl aspirations will be at the team's mandatory camp this week in Orchard Park.
The Bills went through the first round of OTAs with one important piece from their defense being a no-show. All-Pro Safety Jordan Poyer was notably absent from the facility as he is currently seeking a new contract.
This morning, ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that things will be different when the team kicks off a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, June 14th.
Poyer made a key change earlier this offseason, as he switched agents, and is now represented by NFL super-agent Drew Rosenhaus, as he prepped for new contract negotiations.
Poyer had signed a two-year, $19,500,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills prior to the 2021 season, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $13,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,750,000.
Poyer who has played at an All-Pro level since joining the Bills in 2017, is more than likely looking to get paid in the range of the highest-paid players in the NFL. The top 5 highest paid safety currently are:
1. Jamal Adams/Seattle Seahawks - $17,645,000/per year
2. Harrison Smith/Minnesota Vikings - $16,000,000/per year
3. Justin Simmons/Denver Broncos - $15,250,000/per year
4. Budda Baker/Arizona Cardinals - $14,750,000/per year
5. Eddie Jackson/Chicago Bears - $14,6000,000/per year
Defensive coordinator/assistant head coach Leslie Frazier said that he has been in touch with Poyer throughout the offseason, and will be excited to see his All-Pro on the field this week
The 31-year-old Poyer was originally a 7th-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013. He was in town recently for fellow safety Micha Hyde's Celebrity Softball tournament.
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