Colts: Quentin Nelson breaks the bank

Colts: Quentin Nelson breaks the bank


Indianapolis Colts guard Quenton Nelson signed a record contract extension on Saturday.

According to news from ESPN, the athlete 26-year-old has signed a four-year deal worth a total of $80 million, of which $60 million is guaranteed. This will begin in 2023.

Nelson will thus become the highest paid guard in the NFL. Brandon Scherff of the Jacksonville Jaguars held the previous brand with his three-year, $49.5 million contract.

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The Colts rep is also became the fourth offensive lineman with the biggest paycheck. Only left tackles Trent Williams (San Francisco 49ers), David Bakhtiari (Green Bay Packers) and Laremy Tunsil (Houston Texans) are ahead of him.

Nelson has established himself as the one of the best guards in the Goodell circuit since being selected in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2018 draft. In the 2,365 aerial plays he has appeared in since the start of his career, he has allowed only four quart bags.