Richard Sherman has signed a four-year, $57.4 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks, a deal that easily makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.
According to ESPN
, the deal will pay Sherman an average salary of more than $14 million, exceeding the $12 million that Darrelle Revis is making with the New England Patriots. Sherman had this to say on his blog:
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"The goal has always been to stay in Seattle and continue to play for the Seahawks," he wrote on his blog. "With this chapter closed, I can continue to focus on what is important -- defending our Super Bowl Championship and being the best cornerback in the NFL.