The Oakland Raiders have given fullback Marcell Reece a three-year extension.
Reece, 28, will become the NFL’s highest paid fullback with a new deal worth over $13 million with $7.2 million guaranteed. It will keep one of the Raiders targets out of the backfield on the team.
Last season Reece caught 52 passes for 496 yards and a touchdown.
The extension for #Raiders FB Marcel Reece? 3-year extension worth more than $13M, I’m told. A whopping $7.2M guaranteed.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 13, 2013
The new deal locks up Reece though the 2016 season and giving the Raiders with a lead blocker ahead of Darren McFadden for years to come.