Sport Cowboys' Zack Martin becomes NFL's highest-paid guard, report says

22:10  11 june  2018
22:10  11 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The four-time All-Pro should become the highest paid guard in the NFL once the two sides hammer out the details. Cowboys ' Zack Martin : Undergoes cleanup procedure on elbow.

Yahoo Cowboys Report . Dallas Cowboys General. Projecting Cowboys Guard Zack Martin ’ s Contract Extension. Highest Paid NFL Guards . Years and Total Value. Average Annual Salary.

Zack Martin received the payday he's been holding out for.

The fifth-year guard signed a six-year contract extension with the Cowboys on Monday to become the highest-paid player at his position, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reported, citing unidentified sources.

Zack Martin wearing a hat © (Getty Images) Zack Martin

Martin was set to enter the final year of his contract in 2018 and slated to earn a base salary of $9.3 million.

Earlier Monday, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said he was optimistic that a deal would be reached soon.

“It’s awfully close. I hope he’ll be out at (minicamp) tomorrow,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News.

Martin, 27, was selected by the Cowboys with the 16th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft and has been voted to the Pro Bowl each of his four seasons with Dallas.

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