Report: Jets restructure contract of WR Brandon Marshall

Saturday May 30th, 2015

The New York Jets have restructured the contract of wide receiver Brandon Marshall, reports ESPN.

The restructuring raises the maximum value of Marshall's contract over the next three seasons from $24.3 million to $26 million, according to the report. It also includes an additional $1.3 million in full guarantees.

The Jets acquired Marshall in a trade from the Chicago Bears in March.

The 31-year-old receiver will now earn a fully guaranteed base salary of $9 million for 2015, up from a planned $7.5 million salary and $200,000 workout bonus. 

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Marshall caught 61 passes for 721 and eight touchdowns last season for the Bears. He is a five-time Pro Bowler.

- Molly Geary

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