One of the Cowboys priorities this offseason is to re-work Zack Martin’s contract. Martin is slated to play on the fifth-year option of his rookie contract which will pay him $9.3 million in 2018. That’s a cap hit the Cowboys desperately want to reduce, while also locking the best guard in the league into to a long-term deal.
Dallas and Martin tried to do this last year but could never reach an agreement. At the time, the biggest guard contract in the league was the Kevin Zeitler deal. He signed a five-year, $60 million deal with the Cleveland Browns. Zeitler’s deal averaged $12 million a year.
Now with 2018 free agency happening, we have a new leader in the clubhouse for top-paid guard in the league – Andrew Norwell, soon to be a Jacksonville Jaguar.
In return, Norwell gets the biggest deal for an interior lineman in league history. His five-year, $66.


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