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Darius Leonard Returns to Practice Following Contract Extension



Darius Leonard

Indianapolis Colts star linebacker Darius Leonard made his return to practice on Tuesday following inking a record-breaking contract extension with the organization that made him the highest paid linebacker in the league.

Leonard signed a five-year, $99.25 million contract with the Colts over the weekend, and is now slated to make $20 million annually over the first three years of the contract, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

Leonard’s new contract includes $52.5 million guaranteed.

The Colts posted the following video of Leonard’s return, on their official Twitter page.

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