Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt has reportedly agreed to a monster extension.
According to Ian Rapoport, the former Wisconsin star has agreed to a four-year extension worth up to $112 million. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Watt will get $80 million guaranteed, and he’s now the highest paid defensive player in the league.
Sources: The #Steelers and star pass-rusher TJ Watt have a mega-deal. He’s going to sign a 4-year extension worth more than $112M — $28.003M average per year — with $80M fully guaranteed at signing. The highest paid defensive player in football. 💰 💰 💰
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 9, 2021
There’s been a ton of chatter about whether or not this deal would get done, and that’s now all over. Watt isn’t going anywhere.
— NFL (@NFL) September 9, 2021
Not only is T.J. Watt not going anywhere, but he’s getting paid an insane amount of money. He’s getting $80 million guaranteed!