Andrew Luck is Now the Highest-Paid Player in NFL History

June 29, 2016 • Ben Heck • AFC South, Breaking News, Front Page, Indianapolis Colts, Off-Season

ESPN’s Adam Schefter had it first.

At the ripe age of 26, Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback Andrew Luck is now the highest-paid player in National Football League history. Entering his fifth season in the league, Luck just signed an historic five-year contract extension.

Luck’s new contract, which is for six years overall and will put him in a Colts uniform through the 2021 NFL season, is worth around $140 million with $87M in guaranteed money. As previously stated, it makes him the highest-paid football player in history.

Coming off a rough and treacherous 2015 season in Indianapolis––Luck made just seven starts, completed 55.3% of his passes and threw 12 picks––the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback is looking for a bounce-back campaign in 2016. Now that his financial situation is locked up, Luck can focus on staying healthy and getting Irsay’s squad to the next level.

Championship bound in 2016??

Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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