Breaking down Verner's contract

March, 13, 2014
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The official numbers are in on the contract signed by cornerback Alterraun Verner with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, so let's take a look.

The four-year deal is worth $25.5 million with $14 million guaranteed. Verner is scheduled to earn $5 million in base salary in the first year of the deal and he also is scheduled to earn a $3 million roster bonus.

The salary drops to $4.25 million in 2015. But it increases to $6.75 million in 2016. It also drops to $6.5 million in 2017. Verner also has a $250,000 escalator for each year that he makes the Pro Bowl.

Pat Yasinskas | email

ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter

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