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Titans' Lewan becomes highest paid OL in NFL history

Titans' Lewan becomes highest paid OL in NFL history

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Taylor Lewan has signed a contract extension at the Tennessee Titans, becoming the highest paid offensive lineman in league history.

The Tennessee Titans have made Taylor Lewan the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history with an extension reportedly worth up to $80million over five years.

Lewan had reported to the Titans' training camp earlier this week still waiting on a new deal, but the team announced his improved contract on Friday.

While a statement only confirmed that the Pro Bowl left tackle had been tied to a "multi-year" extension, multiple reports have the terms at $80m over five years, including a guaranteed $50m.

Those figures make the 27-year-old, who was entering the final season of his contract, the highest paid offensive lineman in league history.

The New York Giants' Nate Solder had himself signed a record-breaking deal earlier this year.

Lewan initially trained on his own upon his arrival at camp as he awaited confirmation of the extension.

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