Chillar re-signs with Packers for $21M : Packers Insider

Chillar re-signs with Packers for $21M

December 14, 2009 by  
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Dec 14, 2009 ~ By Adam Schefter, ESPN

When he was a free agent, linebacker Brandon Chillar had to be talked into going to Green Bay. Now he doesn’t want to leave.

With his contract set to expire after this season, Chillar signed a four-year, $21 million contract extension with the Packers that includes $7 million in guaranteed money, according to a close to the situation.

Packers linebacker Brandon Chillar celebrates after sacking Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in the team's week one meeting. Chillar now has 21 million more reasons to celebrate.

Packers linebacker Brandon Chillar celebrates after sacking Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in the team's week one meeting. Chillar now has 21 million more reasons to celebrate.

Chillar’s deal is rare in that, these days, teams have proceeded cautiously in terms of signing players to long-term contracts with the league’s uncertain financial future ahead.

Chillar has started four games this season and has been a dependable contributor on Green Bay’s special teams.

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