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Miami Dolphins Sign Tannehill Through 2020

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The Miami Dolphins quarterback signed an extension through the 2020 season, the team announced Monday. The 26-year-old is the first of the big four from the 2012 draft class (Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson) to solidify a second deal.

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the four-year extension includes $77 million in new money. The Dolphins now have their quarterback under contract for $95 million over six years in total. $25 million is fully guaranteed, with $45 million in “guarantees” over the life of the deal. (Tannehill has to be on the roster to earn those guarantees.)

The numbers could very well be a launching pad for Luck, who is working on an extension of his own. In the immediate future, it may put pressure on the Seahawks to get a deal done with Wilson.

via Conor Orr of NFL.com


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