The Los Angeles Rams have signed defensive end Aaron Donald to a 6-year, $135 million contract, making him the richest defesneman in NFL history.
The deal includes $87 million guaranteed, and a $40 million signing bonus.
27-year-old Donald has has 39 sacks and 148 tackles through 4 career seasons.
The Rams have made plenty of offseason transactions, as they strive to dethrone the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC. Below is a list:
- Ndamukong Suh: 1-yr, $14M
- Acquire Aqib Talib
- Acquire Marcus Peters
- Acquire Brandin Cooks & sign him to 5-yr, $80M deal
- Extend Todd Gurley w/ 4-yr, $60M deal
- Extend Aaron Donald w/ 6-yr, $135M deal
- Extend Rob Havenstein w/ 4-yr, $32M deal
- Sign Sam Shields
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The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to terms with DE Aaron Donald to a monster 6-year, $135 million contract including $87 million guaranteed. Donald is now the highest-paid defenseman in NFL history. The 27-year-old has 39 sacks through 4 seasons and has established himself as the premier interior lineman in the league.