Former LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday night worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed. This deal makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, Per ESPN:
The deal will surpass extensions signed recently by the Cleveland Browns' Joe Haden (five years, $68 million) and Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman (four years, $56 million).
The team announced the extension, which will keep Peterson under contract through 2020, without specifying the pay.
Peterson announced the news via Twitter: