Patrick Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a five-year contract extension with cornerback Patrick Peterson, worth $70 million.

According to, the deal includes $48 million in guaranteed money, which will make him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, surpassing recent deals for Cleveland Browns’ Joe Haden (five years, $68 million) and Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman (four years, $56 million).

The team announced the extension Tuesday (July 29) without specifying the pay.

Peterson followed on Twitter by unveiling the money details.