Posted by Josh Katzowitz
Marcus McNeill and the Chargers have officially come to a contract agreement.
So writes McNeill’s agent, Alvin Keels, on his Twitter account.
From Keels’ Twitter page: “Finally! We have agreed to terms officially with the San Diego Chargers on a 5 year contract extension thru 2015. Congrats @MarcusMcNeill73”
Earlier in the day, NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora reported that the deal includes about $24.5 million of guaranteed money. Overall, McNeill will take home $48.5 million during the course of his contract.
UPDATE (10:01 p.m.): Here's San Diego GM A.J. Smith's statement on the contract extension: "Marcus is an extremely talented player. We look forward to him being an integral part of our offensive line for years to come."
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