According to a league source, the three Green Bay Packers who signed on Wednesday received four-year deals with base salaries at the league minimum in each year. ($320,000 in 2010, $405,000 in 2011, $490,000 in 2012, and $575,000 in 2013)
Fifth-round offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse received a signing bonus of $149,850, bringing the base value of his contract to $1.939 million dollars. Sixth-round running back James Starks received a $100,300 signing bonus, pushing the total value of his contract to $1.89 million dollars. Seventh-round defensive end C.J. Wilson’s signing bonus was $50,354, making his four-year pact worth $1.84 million dollars.
Each player’s contract contains fourth-year base salary escalators.
Newhouse, Starks, and Wilson are the first of the team’s seven 2010 draft picks to sign.