Joe Haden becomes second-highest paid NFL cornerback behind Richard Sherman

(Associated Press)

Johnny Manziel might want to share his “cash money” hand gestures with his new Cleveland Browns teammate Joe Haden. The cornerback signed a five-year, $68 million contract extension with the organization today. According to ESPN, $23 million is fully guaranteed.

Needless to say, Haden is pretty excited about the new deal, even though the admittedly very, very high total doesn’t quite surpass the per-year total achieved by the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, who signed a four-year extension last week worth $57.4 million. At some point, though, you might as well just stop counting…

Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.
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