The Los Angeles Chargers announced Tuesday night that defensive end Joey Bosa has agreed to a contract extension for five-years, worth $135 million. The deal included $78 million fully guaranteed at signing and $102 million guaranteed - a new NFL record for a defensive player.
Bosa entered the 2020 season in the final year of his four-year rookie contract and he is scheduled to earn $14.4 million. Bosa’s contract extension earns him an average annual salary of $27 million, making him the league’s highest-paid defensive end. Bosa’s extension amounts to the largest contract ever awarded by the Chargers and is the first contract to reach $100 million in franchise history.
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