The Dallas Cowboys have rewarded starting inside linebacker Sean Lee with a six-year contract extension, according to his agent, Mike McCartney.
The deal averages $7 million annually and that number could go up to an $8.5 million yearly average if escalator clauses are triggered. It has a maximum value of $51 million, including $16.13 million in guaranteed money with a $10 million signing bonus.
Lee has made a sound recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament last season.
He recorded 58 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble last season in six starts prior to hurting his knee.
In three NFL seasons, the former Penn State standout has registered 195 tackles, seven interceptions and two forced fumbles.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
SEP 19 Jeff Fedotin
Jets hold out hope cornerback can bolster beleaguered secondary.
SEP 17 Jesse Lawrence
Jesse Lawrence of TiqIQ takes a look at the hot tickets this weekend.
SEP 16 Joel Corry
After registering 19 sacks in 2013, the St. Louis pass rusher cashes in big.