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Carolina Panthers @Panthers
RB Jonathan Stewart has signed a five-year contract extension with the Carolina #Panthers.
Hurney: "“We are thrilled to be able to extend Jonathan for five additional years. He is a perfect fit for our organization."
Panthers PR Dept.
@Jonathanstewar1 1st year in the @nfl, the #Panthershave produced 9,189 rushing yards, most in the NFL.
#Panthers can keep Williams/Stewart for at least four more years. Tolbert has contract through '15. That QB can run a bit, too.
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart signed a five-year extension worth $36.5 million and a max of $42.5, including $22.5 million guaranteed.
@Panthers #Panthers RB @Jonathanstewar1: “I’m happy and blessed to have this opportunity."
JStew: I just want to thank Marty Hurney, Mr. Jerry Richardson & the entire Panthers organization for believing in me & getting this done.
@Panthers @Jonathanstewar1: “This is a special team and great running back group. I love Charlotte, and I’m glad this will be home.”
Ben Dogra, agent for Jonathan Stewart, says the deal is a four-year extension with option for 5th year. $9M signing bonus, $9M option bonus.
Glad you could stay J-Stew.
Dogra said Stewart signed the deal between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. Both sides wanted it done before the game. Started working on it after season.