Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons agree four-year contract extension
Roddy White is set to end his career with the Atlanta Falcons. The team announced on Thursday that White has agreed a four-year contract extension that will keep him in Georgia for another five years.
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports that White’s new deal is worth up to $30 million with $18 million being paid over the next two years.
Falcons WR Roddy White’s new four-year deal with ATL is worth up to $30 million, including $18 million the next two seasons, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014
White was selected by the Falcons with the 27th overall pick of the 2005 NFL Draft. The 32-year old quickly established himself as one of the best wide receivers in the league. This extension will ensure that White will retire a Falcon.
He has 9,436 yards and 55 touchdowns in nine seasons in the NFL and holds a number of franchise receiving records for the Falcons, including most receptions and most career receiving yards