T.J. Watt led the way in myriad defensive statistics a season ago.
Now, Watt is set to lead the way in the paycheck department as the highest-paid defensive player in football.
Watt and the Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a four-year extension worth more than $112 million — an average of $28.003 million — with $80 million fully guaranteed at signing, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday afternoon.
It is the highest guarantee for a defensive player, Rapoport added.
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