NaVorro Bowman, 49ers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

August 4, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After a successful comeback season in 2015, the San Francisco 49ers have rewarded star linebacker NaVorro Bowman with a huge contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday. 
Per Pro Football Talk, the total value of Bowman's deal is $77 million over seven years. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the new terms add four more years to his current contract, which had three years remaining, and include $20 million in guaranteed money. 
On Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported that Bowman will receive an extra $6 million over the next two seasons, $3.45 million in the 2018 season and then the rest over the final four seasons.
General manager Trent Baalke released a statement on the deal:
Over the last six years, NaVorro has become a cornerstone of our organization and securing his future in the Bay Area was a priority for us. The perseverance he displayed while overcoming adversity and returning to his All-Pro form provides a great example of...

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