- The agreement includes $22 million in the first 15 months and a signing bonus of $12 million.
- This contract will make Daniels the third highest paid defensive end in the league.
The two sides had reportedly been negotiating an extension for several months, but it appears as though the Packers ultimately gave in to Daniels reported asking price of around $10 million per year.
Daniels, 26, was in the final year of his four-year, $2.401 million rookie contract and stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season.
This season, Daniels has recorded 41 tackles, four sacks, and a forced fumble for the Packers over the course of 13 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 2 defensive end in a 3-4 defense out of 52 qualifying players.
We had Daniels rated as the No. 8 player in our Top 25 – 2016 NFL Free Agents list.