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Breaking down Maurice Jones-Drew's $7.5 million deal

National Football Post

Newly-acquired Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew's contract is worth $7.5 million, according to a league source.

Jones-Drew has a $1.2 million roster bonus fully guaranteed for skill, injury and salary cap and a $1.2 million nonguaranteed base salary.

He has an annual $100,000 workout bonus each year.

In 2014, he has a $2.5 million salary-cap figure.

In 2015 and 2016, he has $2.4 million base salaries and $2.5 million salary-cap figures.

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