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Colts lock up Luck with massive long-term deal

Andrew Luck will earn $140 million over six years in his newly signed extension, Colts owner Jim Irsay said. The star QB also will take home an NFL-high $87 million in guarantees.

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DL Cory Redding announces retirement

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Andrew Luck's record-breaking deal

Adam Schefter reacts to Luck's contract extension through 2021 with the Colts: "I think it will be... the most guaranteed money that we've ever seen given to quarterbacks before."


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And one of the best parts of the deal for Andrew Luck. Scheduled to be a free agent again at 32. Another big bite of the apple awaits.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Before today, richest guarantees were $65 million given to Eli Manning and Philip Rivers. Colts gave Andrew Luck $87 million in guarantees.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Details on Andrew Luck deal: 5-year extension (6-year deal). Just north of $139 million (a record). $87 million in guarantees (a record).

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts announce that QB Andrew Luck's contract is for six years and begins with the 2016 season

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

When final details are tallied, Andrew Luck's five-year extension is expected to come in around $125 million, give or take a few million.

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BREAKING: Andrew Luck, Colts agree on extension that will keep the QB in Indy through 2021. es.pn/293caBr

Skip Bayless @RealSkipBayless

For Colts' sake, hope Luck grows out of often being among NFL turnover leaders and of holding ball, running, taking way too many hits.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Watching Carl Edwards Jr. throw for the Cubs, looks a lot like former reliever Juan Cruz in his delivery… Throws in mid-90s.

Field Yates @FieldYates

Andrew Luck joins Joe Flacco as the only NFL quarterbacks under contract through the 2021 season.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

A league source tells ESPN's Dan Graziano that Doug Baldwin's contract includes $12M guaranteed at signing. He receives a $7 million signing bonus, a $4 million roster bonus paid July 4 and a $1 million salary. An additional $12.25M is guaranteed for injury. Of that, $7.75 million becomes fully guaranteed in February 2017, and the other $4.5M is fully guaranteed in February of 2018.

Manziel needs more support from parents

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