A player few thought much of heading into Training Camp has certainly gotten the attention of Josh McDaniels and the Broncos brain-trust. First, Mario Haggan won a starting job in the team's new 3-4 alignment. Now, he has earned a pay-raise as well.
According to a 'Tweet from Adam Schefter, the Broncos signed Haggan to an extension earlier today -
Denver signed starting OLB Mario Haggan to a two-year, $3.5 million contract extension that includes $1.25 million guaranteed.
Haggan is excited about the deal -
You’re always going to be happy in a place where you have opportunity and the Broncos have given me the opportunity.
Haggan is in his 6th season after being draft by the Buffalo Bills in the 7th Round of the 2003 NFL Draft.