Former Husker standout Ndamukong Suh, who started his career with the Detroit Lions is ready to sign one of the biggest deals in NFL history. When the new NFL season officially starts on Tuesday with the opening of free agency, the Miami Dolphins are ready to sign Suh to a guaranteed $60 million.
The figures, first reported by ESPN are $19 million per season, $60 million guaranteed, $114 million total.
Four quarterbacks were the top earners in guaranteed money, and only San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick had passed the $60 million guaranteed mark ($61 million). The three biggest defensive guarantees before Suh’s $60 million were $47.368 million (Patrick Peterson), $51.5 million (Gerald McCoy) and J.J. Watt’s $51.876 million.