The Dallas Cowboys agreed with All-Skilled guard Zack Martin on a six-year contract extension worth $84 million, along with $40 million assured, based mostly on media tales on Wednesday.
The deal, which runs by 2024, incorporates a $20 million signing bonus, a provide suggested ESPN.
Martin skipped organized group actions with out the security of the long-term contract, nonetheless might be a part of his Cowboy teammates for compulsory minicamp this week.
The contract averages $14 million per 12 months, making Martin the second-highest-paid offensive lineman throughout the NFL behind kind out Nate Solder of the New York Giants, based mostly on the NFL Group.
Martin flip into the highest-paid guard, surpassing Andrew Norwell of the Jacksonville Jaguars, who signed a five-year, $66.5 million deal with $30 million assured all through free firm in March.
The 6-foot-4, 315-pound Martin was set to enter the last word 12 months of contract (base wage of $9.three million).
The Cowboys hoped to sign Martin to a long-term contract all through teaching camp remaining 12 months, nonetheless when a deal did not materialize, Martin put negotiations on keep by means of the frequent season.
Nonetheless, he acknowledged he wanted to spend the rest of his occupation in Dallas.
Contract talks had been revived early throughout the offseason and a deal seemed to be throughout the works a few month previously sooner than hitting a snag. That issue apparently was resolved in the previous few days.