Found July 09, 2013 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
AP The Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford agreed to a mega-extension that opens up the possibility of a second mega-extension in 2017 should things go well for both parties. According to ProFootballTalk, Stafford will now be under contract through 2017  The extension is for three extra years at $53 million.  The total worth of his deal over the next five years will be $76.5 million. $43 million of that will be guaranteed.  It will save the Lions roughly $7 million in cap space over the next two seasons. The contract, which is friendly to both sides in my opinion, allows Stafford to earn a guaranteed $84.7 million guaranteed before his 29th birthday.  Should Stafford progress, this new deal allows him to seek one more giant contract BEFORE HE TURNS 30. Should the Lions continue to be the Lions (and stink), it allows him to leave Detroit.  But Lions fans can be happy that this will allow the Lions to add seven million for Martin Mayhew (or another GM) to play with next offseason. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll.  

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