Originally posted on Billboard  |  Last updated 11/20/11
Details of Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract extension are in, and as advertised, it makes him the 16th-highest paid starting QB in the league, with an average salary of $9.83 million a year. Fitzpatrick got a $10 million signing bonus this year. He gets a $5 million option bonus in March. His base salaries are $2.8 million next year, $4.25 million in 2013, $4.35 million in 2014, $7.2 million in 2015, $8.75 million in 2016 and $9.4 million in 2017. He gets $3 million roster bonuses in 2013 and 2014. ---Mark Gaughan
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