Diontae Johnson of the Steelers signed a two-year extension worth $36.71 million

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Another wide receiver hit the jackpot this offseason, as Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Deonte Johnson has agreed to a two-year extension, the team announced. The contract price is $36.71, According to NFL Media. Both sides reportedly worked hard over the last 24 hours to end his training camp.

Johnson reportedly receives. $27 million is guaranteed. in his contract, and is paid $19 million in the first year. According to ESPNThe deal is worth up to $39.5 million. The new deal has an AAV of $18.35 million, ranking No.1. 17 in the NFL. The market for wide receivers has certainly exploded over the past few months, as nine of the 10 highest-paid receivers signed new deals this offseason. The good news for Johnson, 26, is that he can cash in again soon after that two-year deal.

This week onlynew Steelers general manager Umar Khan chose not to go into detail about the behind-closed-doors talks about Johnson, but did say the Steelers want to keep him.

“We want Diontae,” Khan said. “We are very excited to have Diontae as a part of this team. We expect him to be a Steeler for a long time.”

Johnson, selected by the Steelers in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Toledo, earned his first Pro Bowl nod this past season after a career campaign in which he rushed for 1,161 yards and eight touchdowns. Caught 107 passes. He led Pittsburgh in receiving yards in each of the past two seasons.

In addition to getting Johnson the extension he’s been looking for, it will also get him back on the practice field, where he can start building chemistry with new quarterbacks Mitchell Trubisky and Kenny Pickett, as he Continuing their quarterback battle, including Mason Rudolph.