The Ravens have long considered guard Marshal Yanda one of their foundation players, a guy who would spend his entire career in their organization.
By agreeing to a four-year, $32 million contract extension Friday with the perennial Pro Bowl selection, the Ravens took a significant step toward making that happen, while making Yanda one of the league’s highest paid guards.
Yanda, who will get nearly $18 million in guaranteed money, is now under team control through the 2019 season. The 31-year-old was entering the final year of a five-year, $32.5 million contract that he signed in 2011.
This is the third contract that Yanda has signed with the team.
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