Putting Aaron Williams' deal in context

March, 6, 2014
Mar 6
4:15
PM ET
Earlier Thursday, we posted details from Aaron Williams' four-year contract extension.

Here's some additional context to the deal and where Williams ranks among other NFL safeties:

Average Per Year
1. Eric Berry (Kansas City Chiefs) -- $8,333,333
2. Dashon Goldson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) -- $8,250,000
3. Eric Weddle (San Diego Chargers) -- $8,000,000
4. Reshad Jones (Miami Dolphins) -- $7,003,000
5. Kam Chancellor (Seattle Seahawks) -- $7,000,502
6. Michael Griffin (Tennessee Titans) -- $7,000,000
7. Tyvon Branch (Oakland Raiders) -- $6,650,000
8. Aaron Williams (Buffalo Bills) -- $6,501,961
9. Morgan Burnett (Green Bay Packers) -- $6,187,500
10. LaRon Landry (Indianapolis Colts) -- $6,000,000

Guaranteed Money
1. Eric Berry (Kansas City Chiefs) -- $34,000,000
2. Eric Weddle (San Diego Chargers) -- $19,000,000
3. Tyvon Branch (Oakland Raiders) -- $17,600,000
4. Dashon Goldson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) -- $17,500,000
5. Kam Chancellor (Seattle Seahawks) -- $17,000,000
Tied-6. Reshad Jones (Miami Dolphins) -- $15,000,000
Tied-6. Michael Griffin (Tennessee Titans) -- $15,000,000
8. Aaron Williams (Buffalo Bills) -- $14,625,000
9. Mark Barron (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) -- $14,466,500
10. William Moore (Atlanta Falcons) -- $14,000,000

Mike Rodak

ESPN Buffalo Bills reporter

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