Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 7/25/13
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Falcons are finalizing a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan. Mortensen adds that Ryan will receive a five-year extension worth over $100 million.  Previous reports indicated that Ryan could receive as much as $50 million guaranteed with base salaries $18-$22 million annually. If Mortensen’s $100 million is accurate, it appears that these projections were spot on. Here’s a look at some of the recent contracts handed out to quarterbacks: Joe Flacco: six years, $120.6 million, $52 million guaranteed. Aaron Rodgers: seven years, $130.75 million, $54 million guaranteed. Matthew Stafford: five-years, $76.5 million, $41.5 million guaranteed. Tony Romo: seven years, $119.5 million, $55 million guaranteed. We have Ryan listed as the No. 1 player in our Top 50 – 2014 Free Agents list. The post Report: Falcons Finalizing Contract Extension With QB Matt Ryan appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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