Bills sign Greg Rousseau to four-year rookie contract

Rousseau was Buffalo's first round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft

The Buffalo Bills and 2021 first round pick Greg Rousseau have agreed to terms on the defensive end's four-year rookie contract, the team announced on Thursday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but various media outlets have reported it's in-line with the standard rookie wage scale for the 30th overall selection and includes $11,367,075 in total guarantees.

General manager Brandon Beane said after the draft that Rousseau will start off on the outside and eventually play inside, as he develops and learns the defense. The 6-foot-7, 266-pound pass rusher joins a competitive, and maybe even crowded defensive end group, which includes 33-and 34-year-old veterans Jerry Hughes and Mario Addison, and five other players who have NFL experience. The group also includes Buffalo's second round pick, Carlos "Boogie" Basham.

With Rousseau in the fold, offensive tackle Spencer Brown, the Bills' third round pick out of Northern Iowa, is the only remaining unsigned pick from their 2021 draft class.

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