Megatron signs mega deal: Entire world tweets ‘WOW’
The Detroit Lions made wide receiver Calvin Johnson a very wealthy man on Wednesday. The team signed him to a 7-year extension which will make him the highest paid non-quarterback in the history of the National Football League.
An NFL source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the contract is worth $132 million and includes $60 million guaranteed. Johnson’s contract is the richest deal ever for an NFL wide receiver, exceeding the $120 million deal Larry Fitzgerald signed with the Arizona Cardinals last year.
While Megatron is well worth every penny of his new deal, the world can’t help but be in awe over those numbers.
Wow "Megatron" got a MegaDeal! Congrats to him and the city of Detroit!!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 14, 2012
Megatron just got $60 million guaranteed on a 7 year $132 million contract. Wow. If only Golic was younger. And faster. And more athletic…
— Mike & Mike (@MikeAndMike) March 14, 2012
Who knew Megatron could transform into Mr. Monopoly? #132mil
— Rob Guerrera (@StatsNBCSports) March 14, 2012
Calvin Johnson! Brother you're Worth every cent!!! But hey,Can I borrow a Dollar! Hahaha Now that's how its done! Congratulation!
— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) March 14, 2012
Calvin Johnson now makes more money than the entire city of Detroit.
— LeBron James (@DoucheKingJames) March 14, 2012
MegaTron=MegaCoin. Daaaamn. Optimus Prime transforms into a Semi. Megatron transforms into a Brinks Truck.
— Jim Rome (@jimrome) March 14, 2012
Megatron just motivated all the 6'5" , 4.3 in 40, 44+ inch vert having receivers………oh wait are there anymore out there? Lol
— Gerald Alexander (@GAlexander21) March 14, 2012
I don't see ANYONE complaining about Megatron's contract….I wonder why lol
— Damien Woody (@damienwoody) March 14, 2012
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