Defensive end Nick Bosa, belonging to the San Francisco 49ers squad, made history this Wednesday by signing a contract extension that will make him the highest-paid defender in the entire NFL.
Bosa will earn from 2023 $34 million dollars for a five-season contract, with which will total a total of $170 million at the end of his contract.
With the negotiation, which caused him to miss the training camp and the preseason, the San Francisco player will surpass the agreement held by Aaron Donald, of the Los Angeles Rams, who earned just over $31 million dollars.
The 49ers’ investment is expected to pay off in the short term, especially given the performance the 25-year-old has shown.
In the last two seasons Bosa had the most quarterback sacks in the NFL with 34, as well as 40 tackles resulting in loss of yardage. and ended up forcing six fumbles.
The former star of the Ohio State Buckeyes of college football came to the NFL drafted number two in the first round of the 2019 Draft by the 49ers. He was designated a Defensive Rookie the year of his debut.
In four years with San Francisco, He has been a three-time Pro Bowl selection and named Best Defensive Player for the 2022 season.