Jags' Lewis inks five-year deal

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, Last Updated: 11:22 AM ET

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis has signed a five-year contract.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Florida Times Union reported it to be worth at least $34 million with about $18 million guaranteed.

Lewis, who had accepted a franchise tender in March before the lockout, announced the long-term deal via Twitter.

"Its official jag fans! looks like your stuck with me for at least another 5 years...thank you all for your support and patience," Lewis wrote.

Lewis set career bests in 2010 with 58 catches for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns. He was also selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time.

The UCLA product has played all but two games since being selected by the Jaguars with the 28th overall pick of the 2006 draft. He has 181 receptions for 2,224 yards with 17 touchdowns in 78 games, including 66 starts.


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