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According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Denver Broncos have increased their offer to left tackle Ryan Clady.
A $500,000 a year increase in an offer by the Denver Broncos could lead to a five-year contract for left tackle Ryan Clady, a source said.
Since last year, the Broncos have been offering Clady a five-year, $50 million contract. By increasing the offer to $52.5 million and showing a willingness to guarantee significantly more than 50 percent of the contract, the Broncos have Clady thinking about accepting the offer.
Clady is an unsigned franchise player. The deadline is Monday for franchise players to accept long-term deals. After Monday, the franchise player and the team can only sign one-year contracts for the rest of the season.
As of now, the non-exclusive franchise tag will ensure a $9.828 million salary for Clady in 2013.
With Monday’s deadline looming, it looks like the Broncos are willing to give in a little bit to get a deal done.
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According to the Associated Press, Denver Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady is expected to be cleared by August after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum this offseason.
He hopes to be cleared by early August and the Broncos are confident he’ll be in the lineup Sept. 5 to face former teammate Elvis Dumervil when the Baltimore Ravens visit Denver to kick off the 2013 season...
The Denver Broncos and Pro Bowl left tackle Ryan Clady agreed to a new, long-term contract on Sunday.
Clady’s new five-year, $52.5 million deal could be pushed as high as $57.5 million if Clady reaches two more Pro Bowls, and will pay him $33 million in guaranteed money. That means a whopping 63 percent of the contract is guaranteed and it makes him the third-highest paid left...
According to Adam Schefter, ESPN’s NFL Insider, the Denver Broncos and left tackle Ryan Clady have finally agreed upon a new deal. The five-year contract is worth up to $57.5 million, with $33 million of that being guaranteed money.
Clady’s deal will make him one of the three highest paid left tackles in the NFL (Jason Peters & Joe Thomas) with an average value of $11.5 million...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Denver Broncos have signed left tackle Ryan Clady to a five-year, $57.5 million contract extension, with $33 million guaranteed.
Ryan Clady and Denver have agreed to a five-year, $57.5 million contract, including $33 million guaranteed.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2013
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The NFL deadline for franchised players to sign long-term deals and it’s looked like none of the players are willing to do so, till now. One player, offensive tackle Ryan Clady, is close to signing the latest offer from the Denver Broncos. The two sides weren’t far apart so when the Broncos upped their offer this weekend talks heated up.
A $500,000 a year increase in an offer...
The Denver Broncos locked up left tackle Ryan Clady Sunday signing him to a five-year deal worth a base salary of $52.5 million and at least $33 million guaranteed. In addition, the money in the deal could grow to $57.5 million if Clady is named an All-Pro twice, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Clady was [...]
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Ryan Clady agrees to terms with Broncos. Five years, $57.5 million. $33 million guaranteed.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) July 15, 2013
Fantasy AnxietyToday, the Denver Broncos and left tackle Ryan Clady agreed to terms on a 5-year deal. Other than that, fellow Broncos’ fans, I am afraid I have hit a wall on what to write about. We, as writers, can’t be as lucky as the guys in New England, from Hernandez to Dennard. Which is OK, we will have all our players on the field this season, or at least for training camp...
The Broncos have offered left tackle Ryan Clady a five-year, $52.5 million contract extension. SOURCE: John Clayton, ESPNFantasy Spin:The two sides have been working on a deal since Clady was franchise-tagged in March. Previously, the Broncos had offered five years and $50 million so this new deal would pay Clady an additional half million a year.
When you have one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game in your backfield you want to do what you can to protect him. When he also happens to be 37 and has had more neck surgeries than I can count it is no longer 'do what you can' it becomes 'by any means necessary.'
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And so ends one of the quietest NFL franchise-tag negotiating periods ever.
Teams had until 4 p.m. ET on Monday to negotiate with the eight players who were tagged this year, and only one -- the Denver Broncos' Ryan Clady -- got himself a long-term deal. The other seven who received the tag must now play under the one-year offer, with the Buffalo Bills' Jairus Byrd the only...