New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich signed a three-year contract extension worth more than $15 million, including nearly $8.5 million guaranteed.
Ninkovich originally signed with the Patriots in 2009 and has appeared in 54 of 55 games.
He's starting his 42nd consecutive game today and has 237 career tackles and 19 1/2 sacks. He has 14 tackles and one forced fumble today.
"Congratulations to Rob Ninkovich on his new deal with the Patriots!' agent Craig Domann of Domann & PIttman Sports Representation and Management, who represents Ninkovich, told National Football Post. "After overcoming adversity early in his career, Rob has become a face on their defense and has earned every dollar of this deal."
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