After nearly reaching a deal on Thursday afternoon, The Enquirer has confirmed the Cincinnati Bengals and star wide receiver A.J. Green have come to terms on a long-term contract extension, just an hour before the club’s deadline to get the contract worked out and the team took off for Oakland.
A league source told The Enquirer Green’s deal will pay him more money upfront, more total dollars sooner and check in at a higher annual average than Dallas’ Dez Bryant, Denver’s Demaryius Thomas and Atlanta’s Julio Jones.
The extension is for four years at $60 million. The total deal is five years at $70 million.