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Aaron Donald: Six-Year, $135 Million Extension

This big-money signings continue, as the Rams hand Aaron Donald a new contract with six years and $135 million. Added on to 2017, that makes seven years and $141 million. The deal includes $87 million guaranteed. I believe this leaves Le'Veon Bell, Earl Thomas, and Khalil Mack as holdouts.

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3 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2018, 10:54am

3 Re: Aaron Donald: Six-Year, $135 Million Extension

That's the essential point for every record breaking contract. The cap has been growing substantially every year for a long time. Every time a team signs a contract like this, they're betting that will continue for the length of the contract. If you assume the cap will be 40% higher 6 years from now, $22.5M/yr doesn't look so outrageous.