Panthers sign LT Michael Oher to three-year contract extension
The Carolina Panthers have signed left tackle Michael Oher to a three-year contract extension, the team announced on Friday.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the extension is worth $21.6 million. It will pay him an average of $7.2 million per season with $9.5 million guaranteed, Schefter reports.
Oher started all 16 games for the Panthers last season after signing a two-year contract during the 2015 off-season. He was released by the Tennessee Titans after injuries interrupted his 2014 season, but he found success in Carolina.
Oher, who is the subject of the 2009 movie The Blind Side, was the No. 23 pick of the 2009 NFL draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He started every game during his five years in Baltimore and helped the Ravens win Super Bowl XLVII following the 2012 season.