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Details on rookie deals

The four-year rookie contract announced earlier today for fourth-round Cincinnati Bengals center Jonathan Luigs is worth a total of $2.256 million, according to Adam Caplan of

Per the report, that includes a $509,500 signing bonus. 

Luigs was honored as the top center in college football once during his four-year career at Arkansas.

Meanwhile, Caplan reports that the Detroit Lions’ contract for seventh-round linebacker Zack Follett, which was announced last night, is a three-year, $1.221 million deal.

According to the report, Follett also received a $35,600 signing bonus.

A two-year starter, Follett registered 242 career tackles, 51 tackles for losses and 23 1/2 sacks at Cal-Berkeley. 

As a senior last season, Follett posted 10 1/2 sacks and 87 tackles. 

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3 Responses to “Details on rookie deals”
  1. LovinBlue says: Jul 21, 2009 5:05 PM

    Damn you don’t read comments, do you?
    1. It’s Zack with a “k”
    2. At least you spelled Berkeley right this time
    3. No need to say Cal-Berkeley, as the “Berkeley” is implied.

  2. BigWalt says: Jul 21, 2009 5:25 PM

    Two different writers Blue, but still no excuse!!!

  3. MilkenMcCoysManMuscle says: Jul 23, 2009 11:04 AM

    Hey Blue I heard a rumor that Zack trained with Chuck Norris. Can you confirm or deny?

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