May 30, 2015 - Aaron Wilson
Jets increase Brandon Marshall's deal to $26 million
The New York Jets increased wide receiver Brandon Marshall's contract to $26 million, up from $24.3 million, according to a league source. He got another $1.3 million in guaranteed money. The deal averages $8.66 million per year. It has a total of $11 million in guaranteed money. The deal was finalized and processed two days ago, per a source. It was negotiated by agent Kennard McGuire. Traded from the Chicago Bears to the Jets this spring, Marshall's 2015 and 2016 base salaries are guaranteed along with a portion of the 2016 base salary being fully guaranteed.
Marshall has a $9 million salary cap figure in 2015 and a $9 million base salary that's fully guaranteed.
In 2016, Marshall has a $9.5 million guaranteed base salary for injury only and salary-cap figure. The salary is up from $7.9 million
In 2017, Marshall has a nonguaranteed $7.5 million base salary and salary-cap figure. That was originally $8.3 million plus a $200,000 workout bonus.
He has a $700,000 escalator clause triggered by any Super Bowl victory.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun