The deal is done with the NFL's reigning sack leader. The Denver Broncos have rewarded Elvis Dumervil, one of their strongest performers over the last couple of seasons with a five-year contract extension worth $62.5 million. According to Aaron Wilson of National Football Post, $43.1 million is guaranteed.
From the team's press release:
"I am pleased to announce the extension of Elvis Dumervil's contract with the Denver Broncos," G.M. Brian Xanders said. "He has established himself as one of the NFL's premier pass rushers, and he's an important part of the foundation we are building with this team. We are excited to have him as an integral part of the Broncos well into the future."
It was crucial that Josh McDaniels and the Broncos got this deal done as soon as possible and the extension will now take another distraction away from the team.