Breaking down Jordy Nelson’s $42.55 million deal

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<p> Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson's four-year, $42.55 million contract extension averages $9.7 million per year and includes an $11.5 million signing bonus,</p> <p> Nelson is due a $2 million base salary this year and has a $5.925 million salary-cap figure. He has a $31,250 per-game active roster bonus for a total of $500,000. He also has a $750,000 escalator clause.</p> <p> In 2015, Nelson has a $1.3 million base salary and a $4.6 million salary-cap figure with a $31,250-per-game active roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus.</p> <p> In 2016, Nelson has a $5.5 million base salary and a $8.8 million salary-cap figure with a $31,250 per-game active roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus.</p> <p> In 2017, Nelson has a $8.25 million base salary, an $11.55 million salary-cap figure, a $31,250 per-game active roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus.</p> <p> In 2018, he has a $9.25 million base salary, a $12.55 million salary-cap figure, a $31,250 per-game active roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RavensInsider">@RavensInsider</a></p> <p> Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun</p>

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