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Ravens slot CB Tavon Young signing contract extension, reportedly for record amount

Ravens slot CB Tavon Young signing contract extension, reportedly for record amount

Tavon Young has agreed to a contract extension with the Ravens, and it reportedly could set the market for slot cornerbacks.

ESPN reported Thursday that Young has signed a three-year, $25.8 million extension that could be worth up to $29 million, making him the NFL’s highest-paid nickel back.

The average annual value of Young’s extension is $8.6 million and could rise to $9.7 million, an acknowledgement of the position’s growing importance. It surpasses the $8.5 million Denver Broncos slot...

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