Broncos’ Darian Stewart has a rich new contract to be thankful for
This Thanksgiving weekend is extra special for Darian Stewart, as the Denver Broncos announced they reached agreement on a four-year extension for their starting free safety.
The new deal is worth $28 million with $17.5 million in guaranteed money, NFL Network reports. Stewart took to social media to celebrate …
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… as did Broncos team president John Elway:
Darian Stewart's an integral part of our defense who brings physicality, leadership & toughness. Thrilled he'll be a Bronco for 4 more yrs!
— John Elway (@johnelway) November 26, 2016
Stewart has been a key member of the Broncos’ "No Fly Zone" since coming over with coach Gary Kubiak from Baltimore before last season. Stewart has 107 tackles, four interceptions, 13 pass breakups and three fumble recoveries with the Broncos, and is coming off a three-takeaway game against the Saints.
Says a lot about Darian Stewart that Broncos just drafted a pair of safeties yet they're extending him. Another John Elway free agent gem.
— Jon Heath (@JonHeathNFL) November 26, 2016
So happy for my brother I know what it feels like go get the money well deserved @darianstewart26
— Cj Anderson (@cjandersonb22) November 26, 2016
Darian Stewart's $7M avg ties for 11th among safeties. No doubt could have got more on open market. Elway again gets team discount. #9sports
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) November 26, 2016
— Chris Harris (@ChrisHarrisJr) November 26, 2016
My youngbull Stewart got a bag today a real serious bag.. Secure the Bag @darianstewart26 I see you big dog.. MAD LOVE 🎒
— Parks Place (@PhillyWill11) November 26, 2016
— AqibTalib21 (@TheRealTalib) November 26, 2016