Source: Pack’s Bakhtiari signs record contract
The Green Bay Packers signed offensive tackle David Bakhtiari to a four-year extension that can be worth up to $105.5 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.
The contract is worth $103.5 million in base value and Bakhtiari, 29, can earn another $2 million in incentives, the source said.
According to the source, the new-money average of the contract is $23 million per season, a record amount for an offensive lineman’s contract.
Bakhtiari, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, also received a signing bonus of $30 million (all payable before the end of this season), the source said, a record for an offensive lineman in NFL history.
Pro Football Talk first reported news of the deal.
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