Inside the Wyatt Teller extension

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The Browns have signed guard Wyatt Teller to a four-year extension. We’ve gotten our eyes on the details.

Here they are, per a source with knowledge of the contract.

1. Signing bonus: $5.631 million.

2. 2021 base salary: $460,000 for the balance of the season. ($920,000 rate.)

3. 2022 option bonus: $9 million, fully guaranteed at signing.

4. 2022 base salary: $1.5 million, fully guaranteed at signing.

5. 2023 base salary: $12.5 million, guaranteed for injury at signing. Fully guaranteed on the third day of the 2022 league year.

6. 2024 roster bonus: $2 million, due on the third day of the league year.

7. 2024 base salary: $11 million.

8. 2024 per-game roster bonuses: $1 million, total.

9. 2025 roster bonus: $1 million, due on the third day of the league year.

10. 2025 base salary: $12.8 million.

11. 2025 per-game active roster bonuses: $1 million, total.

The new-money average is $14.2 million, but the cash stands at $14 million per year through the first two new years and stays at $14 million through three.

Of the amount, $16.5 million is fully-guaranteed at signing, and $29 million is guaranteed for injury.

4 responses to “Inside the Wyatt Teller extension

  1. The timing could not be more poetic…. On the heels of the Buffalo Bills getting exposed for having paper cutouts in front of their QB; the guy they traded for peanuts on a cheap late round contract gets a $14.5m a year extension at the biggest hole on Buffalo’s roster….

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