Vikings Sign CB Xavier Rhodes To Contract Extension

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Per Schefter's report, Rhodes will be making $42 million in his first three seasons and will be the third-highest paid corner in the league behind Trumaine Johnson and Josh Norman.

Xavier Rhodes has hit the jackpot.

Throughout his career, Rhodes has totaled 236 tackles, 7 INTs, 68 PBUs, 8 TFLs, 2 FFs. He was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time as a result of that performance and the Vikings will be hoping for more of the same over the life of his new deal.

Schefter reported the six-year deal is worth $78.126 million with $41 million guaranteed, while Rapoport noted the contract is a five-year extension, with the added years worth $70 million.

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Last week, the Vikings signed defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year, $58 million extension.

Over his four-year career, Rhodes owns 207total tackles, seven interceptions, 50 passes defended eight tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. "He loves the (Vikings) organization, but obviously it's a business".

The Vikings announced Sunday that Rhodes had signed a contract extension, but didn't disclose the terms of the deal.

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