Mar 01

Source: Flacco, Ravens agree on deal as highest paid player in NFL history

Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a six-year contract worth $120.6 million that makes Flacco the highest paid player in NFL history, a source familar with deal told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

The two sides will work on the contract language throughout the weekend and Flacco is expected to sign the deal Monday in Baltimore, sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

Drew Brees is currently the highest paid player in the NFL, averaging $20 million per year.

Flacco played out his rookie contract last season for $6.76 million.

ESPN.com news services



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