May 25, 2024

Antoine Winfield Jr. agrees to record contract extension with Bucs

Antoine Winfield Jr. has reset the market for defensive backs after agreeing to a monster extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Winfield agreed to a four-year, $84.1 million contract extension with Tampa Bay, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The agreement makes Winfield the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history, and the first time a safety has held that distinction.