Source: Raiders keep Richard Seymour

Updated: February 17, 2011, 12:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Defensive lineman Richard Seymour has agreed to a two-year extension with the Oakland Raiders that will make him the highest-paid defensive player in football, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers makes an average of $14 million a year and while Seymour's exact numbers will not be known until he signs, the numbers will come in north of Peppers'.

SI.com first reported Seymour's extension. The website said Seymour's contract ...

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