Bills create cap space, restructure Stefon Diggs

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As June begins, the Bills have cleared some cap space.

Per ESPN’s Field Yates, Buffalo converted $11,718,333 of wide receiver Stefon Diggs‘ base salary into a signing bonus. That in turn created $7,812,222 in cap space for the club to use in 2021.

The Bills could use that extra space to sign a free agent or perhaps add a key player via trade before the regular season.

Diggs’ contract runs through 2023. After the season he just had, there’s no reason to think the wide receiver won’t be a significant part of the team’s offense beyond then.

In his first year with Buffalo, Diggs led the league with 127 receptions and 1,535 yards — setting single-season franchise records in both categories. Since Minnesota selected him in the fifth round of the 2015 draft, Diggs has 492 career catches for 6,158 yards with 38 TDs.

Bills create cap space, restructure Stefon Diggs originally appeared on Pro Football Talk