Matt Milano Position, Height, Jersey, Contract, Salary, Net Worth, Stats, College, Parents, Draft, Weight, Teams
Matthew Vincent Milano (born July 28, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boston College.
In Week 3, Milano recorded a sack, an interception, a fumble recovery, two passes defended, and eight tackles in a 27-6 win over the Minnesota Vikings, earning him AFC Defensive Player of the Week. In Week 14, Milano suffered a broken fibula and underwent season-ending surgery. He was placed on injured reserve on December 11, 2018. Milano finished his second professional season with 78 combined tackles, 1 sack, and 3 interceptions.
Milano returned from injury, recording a career-high 100 combined tackles along with 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 15 starts. As Buffalo also returned to the playoffs, the team faced the Houston Texans in the wild-card round. Milano had a game-high 12 tackles, but as the game went into overtime, Milano and Bills safety Siran Neal failed to sack Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who spun out of the tackle attempt and completed a pass which set up Houston’s game-winning field goal, sealing a 22–19 Bills loss.
In Week 1 against the New York Jets, Milano recorded his first interception of the season during the 27–17 win. He was placed on injured reserve on November 7, 2020, after dealing with a pectoral injury since Week 4. He was activated on December 7.
On March 11, 2021, Milano signed a four-year, $44 million contract extension with the Bills. He recorded his first sack of the season in Buffalo’s week two 35-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins. He would record a season-high nine tackles in week ten during a 45-17 win over the New York Jets. Milano finished the season with 86 total tackles, three sacks, a career-high 15 tackles for a loss and five passes defended, as Buffalo finished the season 11-6 and won the AFC East for the second consecutive season.
In Week 2 against the Tennessee Titans, Milano recorded an interception off of Ryan Tannehill and returned it 43 yards for a touchdown in the 41-7 win.