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News: ST: Sean Lee's six-year extension has him under contract through 2019

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DanManJ, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. DanManJ

    DanManJ Active Member

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    Per his agent on twitter

    Sean Lee, Dallas Cowboys reach contract extension

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    • By Gregg Rosenthal
    • Around The League Editor
    • Published: Aug. 21, 2013 at 06:23 p.m.
    • Updated: Aug. 21, 2013 at 10:45 p.m.



    The Dallas Cowboys know they have one of the best young linebackers in football. The team made sure on Wednesday that Sean Lee remains a Cowboy for a very long time.

    Nick Eatman of the team's official website first reported that Lee was in the process of signing a six-year contract extension with the team.

    NFL.com's Ian Rapoport and Albert Breer reported that Lee's contract is for $7 million per year, according to a source who has seen the deal. Breer added that escalators can take it to $51 million in new money over six years, via a source involved in the negotiation. Lee has to play 80 percent of the team's snaps to reach those escalators, which is notable considering his struggles with injuries.

    "Obviously I've had injuries and I've said I need to find a way to stay on this field," Lee told theCowboys' official website. "And the contract is extremely fair. If I'm on the field the whole year, I'll be able to get paid. But if I do have injuries, it protects the Cowboys and I think that's fantastic, especially with the injuries I've dealt with in the past.

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap10...n-lee-dallas-cowboys-reach-contract-extension
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  2. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Good. I'm guessing its relatively cheap.
  3. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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  4. RW31

    RW31 Active Member

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    HELL YEA!
  5. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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  6. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    Wow!
    A terrific player, I'm not even going to discuss injuries.
    I wish the best for him because the best for him is the best for our Boys!
  7. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    Wow! Bam, just like that! I don't even know the numbers but it's a great deal! LOL.
  8. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    This is good news! The guy just comes off as a natural leader. Oh, and he sure as hell can play the game of football.
  9. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Hope its not a "Tony Romo" contract.. but there's no bigger Lee fan than me. Great news!
  10. laythewood28

    laythewood28 Active Member

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    To soon.
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  11. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    In the limited time hes has played, Sean has been a beast on the field! Glad to have him in Dallas for the next 6 years! Go Sean!
  12. The Ominous

    The Ominous Dead Man Stalkin

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    Next up Dezzie B Deztiny.
  13. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    That was good, next up Dez.
  14. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    :cool:
  15. DanManJ

    DanManJ Active Member

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    Sean Lee's deal: $7.0M per year with playtime escalators to $8.5M per year, thru 2019

    this according to Albert Breer
  16. pupulehaole

    pupulehaole Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! good for him, and us.
  17. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    That's not a bad contract. Plus incentives for play time. This team is being built for the long haul with young strong players.
  18. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Well done Jerry!
  19. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Nice length, nice value.. great signing.

    To think.. just a few years ago we gave Orlando Scandrick an extension worth over 5 million a year, and now Lee gets 7 mill a year.

    Hopefully, we've learned our lesson.
  20. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Wow, that's a pretty solid contract.

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