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Matthews Contract Extension: Reports of Financial Details

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We're starting to hear more details on the monetary value of Matthews' new contract and how it is broken down.

He can shower himself in money next season.
He can shower himself in money next season.
Thearon W. Henderson

As the afternoon rolls along, we're getting details of the terms of the contract extension that Clay Matthews signed today with the Green Bay Packers.

That's a lot of cash, Clay. And if you were wondering how much of it he's likely to get in 2013, here you go:

Yikes. Then there's the big phrase nowadays, "guaranteed money", which means more than the maximum value of the contract. In this case, Matthews continues to clean up:

That's a lot of green going to the best defender on the green and gold.