The defensive back will receive the most guaranteed money in history for his position with a new five-year bond in New Orleans.
The cornerback Marshon Lattimore He received a Contract extension for five years and $ 97.6 million with the New Orleans Saints, which could reach up to 100 million.
The contract from Lattimore includes 68.3 million guaranteedsources indicated to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the highest guaranteed amount ever for a cornerback.
Lattimore responded to the news of the extension by posting a message on Twitter with the emoji of a money bag.
However, it was not all good news for Lattimore as he suffered a thumb injury during the win over the Green Bay Packers and will need an evaluation.
Lattimore, 25 years old, was in the last campaign of his contract as a rookie and would have become a free agent in 2022.
The 2017 Defensive Rookie of the Year has 10 career interceptions and has gone to the Pro Bowl three times.
Lattimore He was arrested on firearm possession charges in Cleveland during the preseason and the case’s resolution is pending, so he could still face punishment from the NFL.
Information from Mike Triplett and AP was used in the writing of this note.