After the Bears traded a second round pick to Washington for defensive end Montez Sweat Tuesday it was expected they would attempt to re-sign the pending free agent. They did just that Saturday, announcing a four year $98 million contract extension with the Mississippi State product.
New #Bears edge Montez Sweat has agreed to a massive 4-year extension worth $98M in new money — $24.5M average per year. He gets $72,865,360 guaranteed with the total deal being worth $105M.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 4, 2023
The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports $72.6 million of the money is guaranteed in the contract. When added to the rest of this season’s contract he’s being paid a total of $105 million. Chicago is all in on Sweat, now they get a chance to see if he’s worth the investment starting tomorrow.