Cowboys and Zach Martin finalize six-year, $84 million extension

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We knew the numbers were going to be the biggest for any guard in NFL history. Now we know what the numbers are.

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cowboys and guard Zach Martin have finalized a six-year, $84 million extension, which includes $40 million in guarantees.

Coupled with the $9.341 million he was scheduled to make on the final year of his rookie deal, he’ll make $93.41 million over the next seven years.

The deal eclipses the previous big guard deal, the five-year, $66.5 million contract Andrew Norwell signed with the Jaguars earlier this offseason.

26 responses to “Cowboys and Zach Martin finalize six-year, $84 million extension

  1. now redo elliotts deal, lock up lawrence and whatever is left over offer it to pop gun prescott . If he doesn’t like it the team is that much better off

  2. I can block for the Cowboys. I’ll tell you how well after signing. So much winning! I know, you know, everyone knows it.

  3. Last time I paid attention to “highest paid in the league” was Haynesworth fleecing the Skins. Since then that statement has went the way of “Pro-Bowler”

  4. It’s amazing how Cowboy fans know so much about offensive lineman… Everyone is the best ever, it’s almost uncanny. Do they study film, are they in coaches meetings like Jerruh, are they all billionaires with an unsurpassed ego. No, they root for PT Barnums team. And yet, they consider paying a guy their claim to fame. Like it will change the outlook of the past two decades.

  5. GOod god. Now you only need a QB who can throw the ball, a receiver who can catch the ball, a coach who does more than clap, a GM who brings in players who don’t have problems with the law, and an owner who knows how many seats jerry’s World reall can fit. You also need a a tight end. 6-10 at best and ohhh the draft? A kicker representing the super bowl champs put all dallas fans, players, owner, Alumni, and front office to embarrassment heaven. Philly is all over this mess.

  6. Big picture only 40 mil of that is guaranteed. He is the best guard bar none! Good for zachery!

  7. He’s making $13.3M over the life of the contract. Andrew Norwell is making $13.3M over the life of his contract. I’ll bet not many haters came out to talk crap about them when they did it but they want to hate on the Cowboys. No worries. This line is better than the Jags, Browns and Raiders O-Line…. and having a guard getting paid the same as the guards on those teams is right in line. The Raiders have 2 guards making over $11M/year…. I’ll put Zack up against any of those dudes. Good player, good contract. No complaints here.

  8. The Truth says:
    June 13, 2018 at 4:02 pm
    now redo elliotts deal, lock up lawrence and whatever is left over offer it to pop gun prescott . If he doesn’t like it the team is that much better off
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    Zeke and Dak have to play out their rookie contracts. They are locked into their current deals until the end of 2019 season.

  9. Jerry “Flash” Jones. Always working to get what he wants, but rarely gets what he needs. Great player, but that amount of $$$ invested in the OG position probably doesn’t win SB’s.

  10. Cowboys doing it right. Drafting well, developing and paying their guys when it’s time. This is the formula that Stephen, Will, Garrett and the phenomenal scouting and pro personnel crew have developed over the last few years and the real reason every Cowboys fan should be excited about this team’s present and future.

  11. cookerduff123 says:
    June 13, 2018 at 4:41 pm
    Will this be the move that pushes them over the hump of one playoff victory in the past 20 years?

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    Sorry to correct you but it’s THREE.

  12. I hope that he does not “Haynesworth” the Cowboys! Remember Roy OU Williams, Roy UT Williams, Marcellus Wiley, Joey Galloway, ….

  13. Am I the only one who sees something wrong with what we pay football players to play a game for Alf a year when our country is in financial ruins? Idk I just think as much as I love the game, this is ridiculous. If we said there are 4 tiers now…200k, downward. I bet they’d play still. And we could funnel that money into the debt, the healthcare problem, healthcare research, the economy, new business, reducing the cost of college, our military…the list goes on! Then again, it would be spent by politicians who would blow it, so on second thought, maybe not. Ha

  14. davekva72 says:
    June 13, 2018 at 4:36 pm
    The Truth says:
    June 13, 2018 at 4:02 pm
    now redo elliotts deal, lock up lawrence and whatever is left over offer it to pop gun prescott . If he doesn’t like it the team is that much better off
    ========================================================================
    Zeke and Dak have to play out their rookie contracts. They are locked into their current deals until the end of 2019 season.

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    Sorry but before you celebrate players being locked down Dak was drafted in the 4th round and signed a 4 year 2.7 mil contract. But per NFL rules he is allowed to renegotiate after his 3rd year. He has clearly out played his contract and will want a new one after this next season and we all know that Jerry will make him the highest paid QB in the league. Then the year after that will be Zeke and I bet he will command a pretty penny as well.

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