The Latest: It’s official. Bills acquire WR Stefon Diggs


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The Buffalo Bills are indeed, as quarterback Josh Allen put it on Twitter, digging it.

The Bills officially announced acquiring receiver Stefon Diggs in a multi-draft-pick trade with the Minnesota Vikings.

The trade was agreed to Monday, and announced by both teams Friday.

The Vikings acquired four draft picks, including Buffalo’s first-round choice (22nd overall), giving them five of the top 105 picks in this year’s draft. Minnesota also acquired Buffalo’s fourth- and fifth-round picks this year, and a fourth-round selection in 2021.

Buffalo also acquired the Vikings’ seventh-round pick as part of the deal to provide the Josh Allen-led offense a primary deep threat it has been previously missing. Diggs joins an established group of receivers rounded out by John Brown and Cole Beasley.

The 26-year-old Diggs has topped 1,000 yards receiving each of his past two years. Last year, he had a career-best 1,130 yards receiving and ranked fourth in the NFL in averaging 17.9 yards per catch.

Allen welcomed the trade with a tweet that read: “Ya Digg?”

Diggs responded by writing: “LETS GET IT.”

— John Wawrow reporting from Buffalo, New York.


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FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a touchdown pass in front of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon (23) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif. A person with direct knowledge of the move confirms to The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills have acquired Diggs in a trade with Vikings. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)