Bills Address ‘Disappointment’ in $3M Defensive Tackle’s Season

When Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Poona Ford joined in free agency, he took less money than projected, with many insiders expecting him to help anchor the line on a Super Bowl-caliber team.

The season has not gone as planned for either the Bills' defence or Ford himself.The 28-year-old expressed his displeasure with the "weird" scenario in Buffalo, where he has been a healthy scratch in seven of the team's 12 games this season. 

The Bills also addressed the subject and Ford's "disappointment" with his involvement.Speaking to the Buffalo News during an interview last week that was published on December 2,

Ford said that his position this year has fallen short of expectations. He was a standout for the Seattle Seahawks, missing only one game in the previous four seasons,

but he has already been inactive for the majority of his games this season."I don't know, it's just been weird for me," Ford told reporters. 

"I wasn't expecting this when I came here...." I expected to be able to contribute and assist this team win."

Spotrac assessed Ford's market value to be approximately $9.2 million per year, but he signed with the Bills for a deal worth up to $3.25 million, as SI.com's Zach Dimmit wrote in May.

Ford was enthusiastic about joining the Bills, stating at the time that money was not his primary priority in free agency.

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