Chargers sign OT Olivea to $20 million extension

Updated: August 31, 2006, 1:07 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

For the second time in less than three months, the San Diego Chargers have addressed the long-term stability of their offensive line, signing third-year veteran right tackle Shane Olivea on Wednesday to an extension through the 2011 season.

The deal, which makes Olivea the sixth-highest paid right tackle in the league when the so-called "new money" is calculated, is worth $20 million and incentives could push the value to $24 million. Between bonuses and salary, Olivea, 24, will ...

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