Jags Give DE Spicer a Two-Year Extension


The Jags have come to terms on a contract extension for DE Paul Spicer reports ProFootballTalk.com.  The site claims the deal is a two-year extension worth $8 mil, and will keep Spicer a Jag through the 2010 season.  The 32-year-old is a nine-year vet, and last season played in 15 games, starting 12.  Spicer was due to make $2.5 mil in 08, which would have been the last year of his deal.

He is a durable veteran leader for Jacksonville, and coming to the team undrafted, had made quite a career for himself, playing in 99 career games, making 225 career tackles, and 25 sacks.  He will be counted on to develop rookies like Derrick Harvey and Quentin Groves, as well as continue to play at a high level for a Jags team that is expected to give the Colts a run for their money in the AFC South.

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