Packers safety Morgan Burnett (42) signed a four-year extension on his contract on Monday, making him the third defensive player to receive extensions this offseason.
The Green Bay Packers have signed a third core defensive starter to a long-term contract this offseason, safety Morgan Burnett.
Burnett joins outside linebacker Clay Matthews and inside linebacker Brad Jones as defensive players the Packers have signed to longer-term deals this spring and summer. According to a report by NFL.com, Burnett's four-year contract extension is worth $24.75 million in new money and includes $8.25 million in guaranteed money.
Burnett, 24, has been a starter when healthy in his three seasons with the Packers, and the team sees him as an ascending player with Pro ...