Jets increase Brandon Marshall's deal to $26 million

The New York Jets increased wide receiver Brandon Marshall's contract to $26 million, up from $24.3 million, according to a league source. He got another $1.3 million in guaranteed money. The deal averages $8.66 million per year. It has a total of $11 million in guaranteed money. The deal was finalized and processed two days ago, per a source. It was negotiated by agent Kennard McGuire. Traded from the Chicago Bears to the Jets this spring, Marshall's 2015 and 2016 base salaries are guaranteed along with a portion of the 2016 base salary being fully guaranteed.
Marshall has a $9 million salary cap figure in 2015 and a $9 million base salary that's fully guaranteed.
In 2016, Marshall has a $9.5 million guaranteed base salary for injury only and salary-cap figure. The salary is up from $7.9 million
In 2017, Marshall has a nonguaranteed $7.5 million base salary and salary-cap figure. That was originally $8.3 million plus a $200,000 workout bonus.
He has a $700,000 escalator clause triggered by any Super Bowl victory.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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