The Cardinals announced Friday that they’ve signed veteran DL Corey Peters to a three-year contract extension that ties him to Arizona through 2020 season.
- According to Mike Jurecki, Peters’ new contract with the Cardinals will pay him an average of $4 million per year.
- Ian Rapoport confirms that Peters receives a three-year, $12 million contract from Arizona that includes $7.25M in total guarantees and a $2.75M signing bonus. Rapoport adds that Peters’ new deal can be worth close to $13 million by reaching incentives.
Peters, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Falcons back in 2010. He’s currently in the final year of his three-year, $10.5 million contract that includes contains $5.75 million guaranteed and set to make a base salary of $2.75 million for the 2017 season.
Peters was in line to be an unrestricted free agent next year.
In 2017, Peters has appeared in nine games for the Cardinals and recorded 17 tackles, one sack and a pass defense. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 47 interior defensive lineman out of 119 qualifying players.