George Wilson to the New York Giants: Is He Part of a Big Blue Fix?

February 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Though many may not have heard of George Wilson, the Buffalo Bills safety is set to become a restricted free agent this coming offseason. 
In 2009, Wilson recorded 106 tackles and four interceptions in what was a very impressive season for the Bills. Unfortunately for Wilson, he was overshadowed by fellow safety Jairus Byrd who recorded nine interceptions in his rookie season.
Wilson has four years of experience, so as a restricted free agent, he could qualify for one of the following tenders:
Four years of experience
Original pick compensation: $1.176 million
Second round tender: $1.759 million
First round tender: $2.521 million
First and third tender: $3.168 million
Last season, the Bills tendered Wilson at a $1.01 million salary, which was his original pick compensation (this depends on the round a player was drafted in).
Outside of the unlikely first round tender (would the Bills really pay their third safety $2.5 million?), it would b...

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