The 2011 first-round pick (third overall) was entering the final year of his rookie contract. He was due to make $8.06 million in 2015, per Rotoworld.com
The 6-foot-3, 319-pound lineman has totaled 202 tackles (140 solo) and 28 1/2 sacks in his four-year career. He also has 12 pass defenses.
Dareus has been a full-time starter for four seasons and has contributed to an average of more than 50 tackles a year.
Dareus is entering the final year of his contract, and general manager Doug Whaley said he is optimistic that the team can work out an extension for the Pro Bowler.
"I'm optimistic, I am,” said Whaley. “Now will it come to fruition? There are a lot of moving parts, but I'm optimistic when both sides are trying to find a solution where everybody feels they win. We've exchanged proposals and we're working hard. We want to get this thing done," said Whaley. "Something of this magnitude is going to take some time, but we're confident that both sides want to get this done."
Dareus recorded 48 tackles and 10 sacks in 15 games for the Bills last season.
After missing Wednesday's OTA session due to a non-injury issue,
"No, there's something else [besides an injury]," Ryan said. "We'll let them address it, if they want to."
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|7||10/25/15||@ JAC||9:30 am|
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|11||11/23/15||@ NE||8:30 pm|
|12||11/29/15||@ KC||1:00 pm|
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|15||12/20/15||@ WAS||1:00 pm|
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