(NFL) After signing an extended contract, Colin Kaepernick is now one of the NFL’s highest-paid players. He will remain a 49ers franchise quarterback in San Francisco until 2020. The NFL Network reported the deal could be worth up to $126 million, including $61 million in guaranteed money, which would be the most guaranteed money given to a player in NFL history.
Kaepernick was entering the final year of his rookie deal, and was owed just $973,766 in base salary. He signed his new contract with a quill, which has become a 49ers tradition.