Monday, October 26, 2009

Ware Getting $78 Million, 40M Guaranteed

Posted by nickeatman at 10/26/2009 3:45 PM CDT on

While the Cowboys are expected to announce the contract extension of DeMarcus Ware here at 4:30, it’s believed the outside linebacker will receive $40 million guaranteed over the six-year extension that will keep him with the Cowboys through 2015.

Overall, the deal is expected to be $78 million, averaging right at $13 million per season.

This off-season, the Redskins signed Albert Haynesworth to a seven-year, $100 million deal with 40 million guaranteed.

Baltimore OLB Terrell Suggs had a $62.5 million deal with $38.5 million guaranteed and James Harrison, the Steelers pass-rusher and NFL Defensive Player of the Year received a $51 million deal with $20 million guaranteed.