Breaking down Sam Baker's deal

March, 13, 2013
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A lot of Atlanta fans have been asking me what kind of numbers left tackle Sam Baker got in his new contract.

Well, I just got a look at the official numbers. Here’s the breakdown.

It’s a six-year deal worth $41.1 million. Baker got a $10 million signing bonus and his first-year base salary will be $1 million.

Baker’s base salary jumps to $3.25 million in 2014 and the first two years are guaranteed. In 2015, the base salary rises to $4.25 million.

The 2016 base salary is $5.25 million. In 2017, Baker’s salary is $6.5 million and in 2018 it rises to $6.6 million.

The deal also includes a possible $3.9 million in escalators.

Pat Yasinskas | email

ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter

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