Staley signs extension with Niners
The San Francisco 49ers signed tackle Joe Staley to a six-year contract extension through 2017, the team announced Thursday.
Staley will receive $42 million for the six additional years and the new money could grow to $45 million depending on how he plays, a source told ESPN.com. Staley is expected to receive $18 million in guarantees.
The unusual part of this deal is that the team did it after Staley's first two seasons. Normally, a team wants its draft choice to play ...
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