Castillo agrees to five-year, $43.1 million contract extension

Updated: July 22, 2008, 6:27 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Chargers defensive end Luis Castillo came up with a huge sack on Tuesday -- a huge sack of money, that is.

Castillo agreed to a five-year contract extension through 2014 valued at about $43 million. The deal will pay Castillo a guaranteed $17.5 million in signing and roster bonuses.

"You know I am not usually short of words but today is different," Castillo said. "It's an unbelievable feeling.

"Three years ago all I looked for was an opportunity, a chance ...

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