Bills fans can forget about receiver Dwayne Bowe possibly coming to Western New York after the Kansas City Chiefs re-signed the LSU product to a five-year deal. Bowe was sure to be a coveted receiver on the free agent market along with Green Bay's Gregg Jennings and Pittsburgh's Mike Wallace. Bowe finished the 2012 season with 59 catches for 801 yards and three touchdown receptions after being placed on ir in December. Bowe would of served as Buffalo's number one receiver along side Stevie Johnson. He has caught 415 passes for 5,728 yards and 39 touchdowns in his six-year career.
Kudos to Rochester native Brendon Albert, who will make millions not only this season but for years to come. The Chiefs used their franchise tag on the left tackle Drafted 15th overall in the 2008 draft, Albert will make nearly $10 million this year and, if the Chiefs want to keep him next year, closer to another $12 million with a second franchise tag. Still, the Chiefs can sign the Virginia product to a new deal.
NFL free agency begins on March 12th. One decision confronting the Bills is what to do with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. If Fitzpatrick remains on the roster as of March 13, he’ll earn a $3 million roster bonus, plus there is a $200,000 workout bonus along with a $4.35 million base salary during the season. The issue is they cut Fitz, the team will take a $10 million cap hit. At this point take the hit and cut your losses.