Dumervil signs restricted free-agent tender
Denver Broncos linebacker Elvis Dumervil has signed his
restricted free-agent tender of $3.168 million.
The reigning NFL sacks leader had until Monday to sign or the
team could have reduced the amount to 110 percent of his 2009
salary, which was around $540,000.
Dumervil finished with 17 sacks last year and earned his first
Pro Bowl selection.
He joined the team for minicamp over the weekend despite not
having yet signed his tender. Dumervil said he understands that
football “has a business side to it” and that his “stats speak for
Dumervil has 43 sacks in his career after being taken in the
fourth round of the 2006 draft out of Louisville.