Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is finalizing a four-year, $58 million deal with $34 million guaranteed, per Ian Rapoport via Twitter.
The #Vikings deal for Everson Griffen is a 4-year extension worth a whopping $58M, source said. $34M in guarantees. $14.5M new money avg. 💰💰
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2017
The former USC Trojan had two years remaining on his contract, but with the extension, he becomes the sixth highest-paid DE in the NFL. Griffin has 176 tackles and 48 sacks in his seven-year career with Minnesota.