Cleveland Browns created Denzel Ward NFL’s highest paid CB with a five-year $ 100.5 million extension

Cleveland Browns sign Paul Pro Cornerback Denzel Ward For five years, the $ 100.5 million contract extension was guaranteed $ 71.25 million, Tori Dandy of CAA Sports, who negotiated the deal, told ESPN’s Adam Schifter.

At 24, Ward is now the highest paid cornerback in NFL history. His average annual salary of $ 20.1 million is ahead of him Jalan RamsayThe contract he signed with the Los Angeles Rams in 2020 is the highest paid cornerback for $ 20 million a season.

Ramsay congratulates Ward on his new contract, Tweets: “I’m waiting for someone else to touch those 100 clubs & you definitely deserve it denzelward … congratulations.”

Ward is now under contract with Browns for another six years until the 2027 season. He is on a $ 13.294 million contract this season after Browns used the fifth year option in his contract last year.

Browns selected the fourth ward overall in 2018, while the same draft panel selected Quarterback Baker Mayfield No. 1 overall. Ward received a second contract from Brown, but Mayfield and the ownership split after he traded for Cleveland Quarterback. Deshan Watson He also signed a five-year, $ 230 million extension of his full warranty.

Ward was selected to two Pro Bowls in his first four seasons – his new year in 2018 and 2021.

He has 10 interceptions, returned two for touchdowns, and secured 50 passes in 52 games.

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