Report: Bills, Peters still far apart

The Buffalo Bills and offensive tackle Jason Peters are still far apart on a new contract, according to Allen Wilson of The Buffalo News.

Reporters from both the Daily News and The Inquirer have written about Philadelphia as a possible landing spot for Peters should the Bills decide to trade him.

"Obviously, Jason is a tremendous football player and we would like to have Jason as a cornerstone for many years to come. But it takes two to come together," Bills Chief Operating Officer Russ Brandon told The Buffalo News. "We spoke to Jason at the conclusion of the season. He knows how much he means to us. Hopefully we can make some headway here in the oncoming weeks."

Peters has two years left on his contract, but wants to be the highest-paid left tackle in the NFL, per Wilson.

Brandon did not want to comment on the possibility of trading Peters.

"That's another issue that is too early to discuss," Brandon said. "Our focus is on trying to come together on some kind of arrangement with Jason."


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