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Ex-Giants safety Wilson, Raiders agree to $39-million deal

Updated: February 29, 2008, 7:58 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Safety Gibril Wilson was one of the upset winners at Super Bowl XLII as a member of the underdog New York Giants, who beat the New England Patriots. On Friday, during the first day of free agency, Wilson pulled an even bigger upset.

Wilson agreed to a staggering six-year, $39-million deal with the Oakland Raiders that includes $16 million in guarantees and will pay him $19.5 million over the first three years. The deal allowed Wilson to become the third-highest paid safety in football behind ...

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