Friday 30th September 2016,
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Bengals, A.J. Green Agree on 4-year, $60M Extension

Pittsburgh Steelers v Cincinnati BengalsThis must be the summer for wide receivers to cash in. We saw Dez Bryant, Demariyus Thomas and Julio Jones cash in big time a few weeks ago and next up is A.J. Green.

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.

H/T: cincinnati.com

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