Report: Former Ohio State LB gets 3-year contract extension with Miami Dolphins
Former Ohio State linebacker Jerome Baker will be sticking around Miami a little bit longer.
Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Baker and the Dolphins have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension. Baker will receive $39 million in the deal, with $28.4 million in guaranteed money.
Baker’s rookie four-year deal was expiring. The former Buckeye was a third-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft and has spent all three seasons in the league with the Dolphins.
Linebacker Jerome Baker and the Miami Dolphins have agreed on a three-year contract extension worth $39 million, including $28.4 million guaranteed, his agent @DrewJRosenhaus tells ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 13, 2021
Over the course of his career, Baker has been responsible for 317 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 10 pass break-ups, 4 forced fumbles, 2 interceptions and a defensive touchdown.
Baker had one of his best years during the 2020 season, piling up 112 stops and a career-best 7 sacks for Miami. He also forced 2 fumbles and was credited with 11 QB hits on the year.