Smith, Saints agree on six-year, $70 million extension

Updated: June 11, 2008, 6:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith has signed a contract extension that will make him one of the NFL's highest-paid defensive players.

Smith is guaranteed $26 million with his new six-year, $70 million contract, a source told ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli.

The deal makes Smith the NFL's third highest-paid defensive end, behind Minnesota's Jared Allen and Indianapolis' Dwight Freeney.

Smith made the Pro Bowl in 2006 and his seven sacks ...

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