Andy Dalton agreed to a six-year, $115 million extension from the Bengals, according to ESPN. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported later that the true value is $96 million, with escalators tied to performance that can push it to $115 million max value.
The folks over at Sportrac have crunched the numbers and listed the biggest contracts that are currently active. This list only contains active deals. With all NFL contracts, the last few years probably include a lot of unrealistic and obviously non-guaranteed salaries that will never be paid out. But, it's still fun to take a look at these outrageous numbers! So check out the list of the top 25 NFL contracts, according to contract value, and find out who made the top spot.
All numbers courtesy of Sportrac. See full details of NFL contract values at Sportrac.