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Linda Cohn @lindacohn

You can make an easy case that nine QB's right now are better than Andrew Luck. That contract is for what the Colts expect Luck to become.

Schefter: Never seen a deal like Luck's

Andrew Luck's extension is for 5-years, $123 million. enough to buy an MLS franchise. Adam Schefter breaks down the financial significance.


Linda Cohn @lindacohn

After historic deal for their franchise QB, Do the Colts have any money left for the OL to keep Andrew Luck upright and healthy? #luck

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Some Andrew Luck contract details: -$32 million signing bonus -$12 million 2016 salary -$3 million 2017 roster bonus, fully guaranteed at signing. -So, a total of $47 million guaranteed at signing and $44 million cash paid out in 2016. -$40 million more guaranteed against injury. Of that, $13M becomes guaranteed in March 2017, $21M more in March 2018 and $6M more in March 2019. -Luck will make $75 million in the first three years of the deal.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

A review of Andrew Luck's contract shows $47 million guaranteed at time of signing, $60 million guaranteed by start of 2017 league year.

Andrew Luck's 6-year deal is big time

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the deal is worth $87M in guaranteed money, which is $22M more guaranteed than any other player (Eli Manning and Philip Rivers each have $65M guaranteed in their current contracts).

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay said there was no doubt Luck would be highest paid player despite his disappointing 2015 season: "You look at the total body of work." Luck led Colts to the playoffs in his first three seasons

Mark Dominik @MarkdominikESPN

The Andrew Luck contract and its $87 million in guarantees helps support Von Miller and his agents position on asking for better guarantees

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay said this is a deal (6 years, $140 million) that Andrew Luck deserved

Next step for Luck is Super Bowl

Jeff Saturday says Andrew Luck's new contract puts some extra pressure on him to succeed.


Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Imagine if Colts were negotiating after Andrew Luck had a more typical season. A generational QB and now paid as the best

Jim Irsay @JimIrsay

$140 Million over 6 Years... Biggest Contract in NFL History... Congrats to #12!!!