Bills Sign Lindell to New Contract

February 7, 2012 Updated Feb 7, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT

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Credit: buffalobills.com

Bills Sign Lindell to New Contract

February 7, 2012 Updated Feb 7, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT

Orchard Park, N.Y. (WKBW release) --The Buffalo Bills announced Tuesday that kicker Rian Lindell has signed a contract extension with the team.  In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lindell has spent the past nine seasons in Buffalo and holds the following team records: career field goal percentage (82.93%), consecutive PATs (225), single-season field goal percentage (92%, 2006) and consecutive field goals made (18).  He is second on the Bills all-time scoring list with 878 points.  
Lindell played in 180 straight games before snapping the streak in 2011.  He missed the final eight games last season due to a shoulder injury.  Lindell, a 12-year NFL veteran, connected on his first 321 extra point attempts as a pro, the streak is the longest in NFL history to start a career.

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