The Minnesota Vikings have handed out yet another large extension to a defensive player, with cornerback Xavier Rhodes being the one to get paid. Meanwhile, the Baltimore Ravens signed Larry Donnell and the Detroit Lions also handed out a contract extension.

Xavier Rhodes get paid

The Minnesota Vikings and cornerback Xavier Rhodes have agreed to a contract extension, which ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting is a six-year, $78.126 million deal. He also gets $41 million in guaranteed money and the 27-year-old is now tied to Minnesota through the 2022 season.

Rhodes is now the third highest paid cornerback in average per year, only behind Josh Norman and Trumaine Johnson.

Last season, his fourth in the league, Rhodes made his first Pro Bowl and won his first NFC Defensive Player of the Week Award. He is considered of on the NFL's top cover corners, as well as one of the most physical. In his career, Rhodes has played in 59 games and started 52 of them. He has 206 total tackles, 7 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles and a defensive touchdown.

Larry Donnell signs with the Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have signed tight end Larry Donnell to a one-year deal, as the team has been hit hard at the position.

Already, the Ravens have lost Dennis Pitta and Darren Walker for the season. To make matters worse, Crockett Gillmore injured his knee on Friday. Donnell spent his first five seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants, earning the starting job in 2014. He then missed four games in 2015 before suffering a that ended his season. In 2016 he lost his starting job due to poor play and was not resigned. Last year he had 15 receptions for 92 yards and 1 touchdown. For his career, he has 110 receptions for 969 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Lions extend Glover Quin's contract

The Detroit Lions and safety Glover Quin have agreed to a two-year contract extension, with financial terms of the deal having not yet been disclosed. Quin was entering the final year of his deal before the extension was announced, which keeps him with the team through the 2019 season.

The 31-year-old has been with the Lions since he signed in 2013 after spending his first four seasons with the Houston Texans. He has currently played in 119 consecutive games, the longest streak in the NFL for a safety.

In 2014, he was selected to his only Pro Bowl. Last season he had 68 total tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble and 5 pass deflections.

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