The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and using behind Doug Martin have reached agreement on a five-year understanding value some-more than $35 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Martin, 27, is entrance off a outrageous bounce-back deteriorate in that he finished second in a NFL in rushing (1,402 yards) and in yards after contact. He also held 32 passes for 271 yards and scored 7 touchdowns (six rushing) to make his second Pro Bowl.
However, Martin’s prolongation has been adult and down in his 4 NFL seasons — possibly using for some-more than 1,400 yards (in initial and fourth) or fewer than 500 (in second and third).
The Bucs took Martin with a 31st collect in 2012 and he finished his rookie deteriorate with 1,454 yards and 11 rushing touchdowns and held 49 passes for 472 yards and one touchdown. The 1,926 yards from struggle were second in group story behind James Wilder (2,229 yards) and his rushing sum set a franchise’s single-season rookie mark.