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Breaking down Babineaux's extension

The Atlanta Falcons kept one of their own when they signed veteran defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux to a three-year extension.

It should assure that Babineaux plays his entire career with the Falcons after entering the league as a second-round pick in 2005. He received a $2 million signing bonus in a contract that averages $3 million per year, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Here's how Babineaux's extension breaks down.

2014

  • Cap value: $2,666, 666

  • Cash value: $4,000,000

  • Base salary: $2,000,000 (fully guaranteed)

2015

  • Cap value: $3,666,666

  • Cash value: $3,000,000

  • Base salary: $2,250,000

  • Roster bonus: $750,000 ($46,875 per game active)

2016

  • Cap value: $2,666,668

  • Cash value: $2,000,000

  • Base salary: $1,250,000

  • Roster bonus: $750,000 ($46,875 per game active