ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — DeSoto native Von Miller has agreed to a blockbuster $114.5 million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL history.READ MORE: Dallas ISD Inducts Its 4th Sports Hall of Fame Class
The Super Bowl MVP accepted the six-year offer two hours before Friday’s deadline, tweeting a photo of himself with the caption “For Life.”
Miller and agent Joby Branion parlayed patience into a record-breaking deal in terms of overall value and guarantees.READ MORE: Doug Dunbar Speaks One-On-One With Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker
Last month, Miller’s camp rejected the $38.5 million the Broncos offered in guarantees, and Miller threatened to sit out the season barring a long-term deal.
Now, he’ll lead Denver’s title defense instead.MORE NEWS: Alaska, Texas Governors Sue Over National Guard Vaccine Rule
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