Found July 26, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Despite only winning one playoff game in five attempts, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan received a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension on Thursday that makes him the second-highest paid player in the league. Ryan, who is heading into his sixth season in the league, has $59 million of his new deal guaranteed, and he will [...] Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Now The 15th Highest-Paid Player In The NFL is a post from: Steelers Depot [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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