Faneca agrees to five-year, $40 million deal with Jets

Updated: March 2, 2008, 4:46 PM ET
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The New York Jets and Pro Bowl left guard Alan Faneca agreed to terms on a five-year, $40 million contract Saturday, making the former Pittsburgh player the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

Agent Rick Smith told The Associated Press on Saturday that Faneca, 31, planned to fly to New York on Sunday, take a physical and officially sign the deal Monday. After making nearly $4.4 million in salary and bonuses last season, Faneca got a huge deal that Smith said includes $21 million ...

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