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Thursday, March 6, 2014
Details of Aaron Williams' extension

By Mike Rodak

On Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills signed safety Aaron Williams to a four-year extension.

Here are the details of the deal, broken down year-by-year:

Signing bonus: $6,500,000

2014 season:
Base salary: $2,250,000 (fully guaranteed)
Workout bonus: $100,000
Cap number: $4,231,209

2015 season:
Base salary: $1,375,000
Option bonus: $4,500,000 (adds 2018 year to contract)
Workout bonus: $100,000
Cap number: $3,900,000
Note: If option is not executed, base salary becomes $5,875,000 and becomes fully guaranteed.

2016 season:
Base salary: $2,575,000
Roster bonus: $1,000,000
Workout bonus: $100,000
Cap number: $6,100,000

2017 season:
Base salary: $3,600,000
Roster bonus: $500,000
Workout bonus: $100,000
Cap number: $6,625,000

2018 season:
Base salary: $3,800,000
Roster bonus: $500,000
Workout bonus: $100,000
Cap number: $6,825,000
Note: Only applies if option is executed in 2015.