Von Miller has agreed to a blockbuster $114.5-million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest paid non-quarterback in NFL history.
The Super Bowl MVP accepted the six-year offer two hours before Friday's deadline, tweeting a photo of himself with the caption “For Life.”
Miller and agent Joby Branion parlayed patience into a record-breaking deal in terms of overall value and guarantees. Last month, Miller's camp rejected the $38.5 million the Broncos offered in guarantees, and Miller threatened to sit out the season unless he had a long-term deal.
Now, he'll lead Denver's title defense...