FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, August 24, 2007 SCHOBEL AGREES TO CONTRACT EXTENSIONAll-Pro Defensive End to Remain in BuffaloORCHARD PARK, NY – The Bills today announced that the team and defensive end Aaron Schobel have agreed to terms on a contract extension. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.Schobel has led the Bills in sacks each of the last six seasons. In 2006, he ranked third in the NFL with 14.0 sacks and earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl. He ranked tied for third on the team with 95 tackles and led the Bills with three forced fumbles.The seven-year veteran is one of the team's most durable players. He's played in all 96 career games and holds the team's longest active consecutive games start streak at 91 games. Since 2003, Schobel's 45.5 sacks rank second in the NFL during that span. He ranks third on the Bills' career sack list with 60.5 sacks and needs 1.5 sacks to pass Phil Hanson for second place.A product of TCU and a Texas-native, Schobel originally joined the Bills as the 46th overall selection in the 2001 NFL Draft.- www.buffalobills.com/media -
Aug 24, 2007 at 07:45 PM
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