Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 3/14/12

DETROIT - AUGUST 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions motions on the line across from Eric Wright #24 the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on August 23, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson just got the richest deal in NFL history. The Detroit Lions signed their star receiver to a 7 year, $132 million extension this morning with $60 million guaranteed.

Under his new deal, Megatron’s average in-season weekly paycheck is $1,109,243.70. If he maintains his current production level and earns the full $132 million over 7 years, Johnson would make $257,611 PER CATCH and $1,924,198.25 PER TD. It’s safe to say that Mr. Johnson is set financially for a few lifetimes.

via SB Nation, Darren Rovell

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