(Not to be confused with TE Jordan Cameron) Cameron Jordan has been a star pass rushing DE over the last three years.
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The New Orleans Saints have given a big-time contract extension to their star DE Cameron Jordan worth $60 million over five years with over $33 million guaranteed.
Mike Garafalo of FOX Sports reported that the Saints had agreed to a contract extension with Jordan, who has recorded a total of 28.0 sacks over the last three seasons (13th in the NFL).
Garafalo reported that the deal is worth $27 million over the first two years with approximately $33.8 million guaranteed. The total value of the contract in total is worth up to $60 million.
The 24th overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft, Jordan has not missed a game since being drafted by the Saints. In 2013, Jordan set a career-high with 12.5 sacks (5th in the NFL that year), earning his first trip to the Pro Bowl.
Jordan is one of eight players selected in the first round of the 2011 draft to develop into a premier pass rusher along with Houston Texans’ two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J. J. Watt, St. Louis Rams DE Robert Quinn, Washington DE Ryan Kerrigan, Denver Broncos LB Von Miller, Buffalo Bills DL Marcell Dareus, New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson, and San Francisco 49ers LB Aldon Smith.