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As we reported Friday, the Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco have agreed to new deal that will make him the highest paid player in NFL history.
Terms of that deal are now starting to leak out as Flacco is set to sign the contract Monday at 2 p.m. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is reporting that the numbers are six years, $120.6 million with $52 million guaranteed.
Flacco’s salary cap number for 2013 will be $6.8 million, which should allow the Ravens to have a good amount of cap flexibility now.
Here is a break down of the richest deal in NFL history, courtesy of NFL.com
» $29 million signing bonus
» $29 million cap number in Year 4
» $30 million in Year 1
» $51 million through Year 2
» $62 million through Year 3
» $80 million through Year 4
» $100.6 million through Year 5
Option bonuses of $15 million and $7 million are also part of the contract.
Flacco bet on himself, and he won big time.
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Joe Flacco is a very, very rich man. But instead of spending that money on the priciest and most exotic foods money can buy (or whatever else filthy, filthy rich folks eat), the Baltimore Ravens quarterback is all about the Golden Arches. According to ESPN.com, Flacco made a trip to McDonald’s to fill up on some fast food just a few hours after signing his new contract. That new...
Once the news broke last Friday that Joe Flacco and Baltimore Ravens had agreed on a new contract that will pay him $120 million over six years, I immediately was interested in finding out how much of his contract is guaranteed. According to NFL.com, Flacco will earn $52 million in guaranteed money, which is less than the $60 million guaranteed that Drew Brees got from the Saints...
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco found out about his new six-year, $120.6 million deal with the Ravens while watching television. That’s how he first learned that the Ravens agreed to make him the highest-paid player in NFL history.
Hours after signing a six-year, $120.6 million contract to continue quarterbacking the Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco headed straight to the McDonald’s drive-thru to celebrate.
The Ravens handed Flacco a $29 million signing bonus and $52 million guaranteed over the life of the deal and all the four-year vet wanted was some McNuggets.
He would have gone unnoticed had...
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has signed a new contract worth $120.6 million over six years, making him the highest paid player in NFL history.
The Super Bowl MVP finalized the deal Monday. Flacco will receive a $29 million signing bonus and $52 million in guaranteed money.
Flacco says, ''It's not really about the money, it's about that respect.'&...
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Fresh off winning the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens wanted to make sure they locked up their starting quarterback. Joe Flacco and the Ravens agreed to a six year deal worth approximately $120.6 million. Flacco's annual salary will be $20.1, making him the highest paid player in the league.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco signed a new six-year, $120.6 million contract Sunday that makes him the highest paid player by average
A look at some of the top story lines in the AFC North as the NFL free agency period looms on the horizon:Baltimore - The Ravens made quarterback Joe Flacco the highest-paid quarterback in NFL history, signing him to a six-year, $120 million contract. The move was seen by many as not only the right thing to do, but also necessary.The problem for the Ravens is that they still have...