Found August 01, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Chris Long
TEAMS: St. Louis Rams
Rams' defensive end Chris Long's four-year contract extension, signed last week, is worth $48.2 million in new money and includes no signing bonus. However, in addition to guaranteeing his 2012 salary, Long's salaries of $13.25 million in 2013 and $13.2 million in 2014 are guaranteed. The 2014 salary is currently guaranteed for injury only, but will become fully guaranteed if he is on the roster five days after this season's Super Bowl. That would make the total guarantee $36.75 million. His salary-cap figure of 2012 actually increased slightly because of a $250,000 escalator that was based on his 2011 play. Previously, Long's non-guaranteed base salary for 2012 was $10.06 million with a cap figure of $18,307, 500. Now, his base salary of $10.3 million is guaranteed and his cap charge is $18,547,500. The extra $8 million-plus against the cap is from signing bonuses in his original contract and a restructuring that was done last September. In 2015, his ...
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