Defensive end Nick Bosa agreed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers that will make him the highest-paid player in NFL history, multiple media outlets reported on Wednesday.
Per reports, the deal includes $122.5 million guaranteed. The $34 million average annual salary eclipsed the $31.7 million average of Los Angeles Rams star defensive tackle Aaron Donald.
Bosa was named Defensive Player of the Year in 2022 and earned his third Pro Bowl selection with a league-leading 18.5 sacks. He was third in quarterback pressures with 58.
Bosa, 25, also had 51 tackles and two forced fumbles in 16 games (all starts) last season. He has totaled 43 sacks, 156 tackles and eight forced fumbles in 51 career games (49 starts) with the 49ers.
–Field Level Media