Sean Lee Gets Contract Extension Through 2019
Lee signed a six-year extension Wednesday worth as much as $51 million, including a $10 million signing bonus, according to a source. The base value of the deal is $42 million. He will make a $630,000 base salary in 2013, and will have base salaries of $5.5 million (2014), $2.5 million ('15) and $3 million ('16), with $7 million base salaries from 2017 to '19.
With 80 percent play time during the next two years, Lee can earn an extra $1.5 million on his 2015 base salary that is guaranteed. From 2016 to '19, he can earn an extra $7.5 million toward his base salaries with 80 percent play time in the previous years.