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10 highest-paid TE's in the NFL following Dallas Goedert's 4-year, $59M extension


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10 highest-paid TE's in the NFL following Dallas Goedert's 4-year, $59M extension 

Glenn Erby 
November 19, 2021 12:57 pm ET

A positive week at the NovaCare Complex just got even better after the Eagles announced a four-year contract extension through 2025 for tight end Dallas Goedert, joining defensive end Josh Sweat and offensive tackle Jordan Mailata as key pieces who’ve been extended.

One of the top tight ends in the NFL, Goedert has now leaped over Travis Kelce on the highest-paid list per Over The Cap.

Here’s the new top-10 list after Goedert’s monster deal.

1. George Kittle -- $15M


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Kittle signed a 5-year contract extension worth $75 million with the 49ers. Kittle received $40 million in guarantees. Kittle’s 2020 and 2021 salaries are fully guaranteed.

2. Dallas Goedert -- $14.75M


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Dallas Goedert’s four-year extension with the Eagles is worth $59 million with $35.7 million guaranteed.

3. Travis Kelce -- $14,312,500


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Kelce signed a four-year, $57.25 million contract extension with the Chiefs on August 14, 2020. Kelce received $27 million in guarantees, $20.25 million of which is guaranteed at signing. Kelce’s 2020 and 2021 base salaries are fully guaranteed.

4. Mark Andrews -- $14M


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Andrews signed a four-year, $56 million contract with the Ravens on September 6, 2021. Andrews received $37.58 million in guarantees of which $30 million is guaranteed at signing.

5. Hunter Henry -- $12.5M


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Henry signed a three-year, $37.5 million contract with the Patriots. Henry’s guarantee is worth $25 million, all of which is fully guaranteed at signing.

6. Jonnu Smith -- $12.5


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Smith signed a four-year, $50 million contract with the Patriots. Smith received $31.25 million in fully guaranteed salaries. Smith’s 2021 and 2022 salaries are fully guaranteed and $6.5 million of his 2023 salary is fully guaranteed.

7. Austin Hooper -- $10.5M


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Hooper signed a four-year contract with the Browns worth $42 million with $23 million guaranteed. Hooper received a $10 million signing bonus.

8. Zach Ertz -- $8.5M


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Eagles signed Zach Ertz to a 5-year contract extension worth $42.5 million on January 25, 2016.

Ertz is set to become a free agent this offseason.

9. Kyle Pitts -- $8.2M


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NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Pitts gets $32.9 million fully guaranteed over four years, with a signing bonus just north of $21 million.

10. Logan Thomas $8,021,667


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Thomas signed a three-year, $24.065 million extension with the Football Team. Thomas received a $7 million signing bonus.


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