Mike Daniels, Packers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

December 14, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mike Daniels and the Green Bay Packers reportedly broke off contract discussions in late August, but the two sides put their differences aside and agreed to an extension that will keep the defensive stalwart in Wisconsin for years to come. 
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Daniels and the Packers agreed to terms on a four-year deal worth $42 million, including $22 million in the first 15 months with a $12 million signing bonus. Schefter noted Daniels will now be the third-highest paid 3-4 defensive end.
The Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn reported back in August that Daniels was seeking a contract that would pay him "in the neighborhood" of $10 million annually.
The new deal is a major step up for Daniels, who's earning a shade over $1.5 million in the final year of his rookie contract, per Spotrac. 
Following a solid 2014 campaign that saw Daniels total 5.5 sacks and a career-high 30 tackles, he solidified his place as one o...

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