We can all collectively sigh in relief. The Green Bay Packers 2012 first round draft pick and highly coveted pass rusher Nick Perry has been signed to a 5 year 60 million dollar contract. The contract includes $18.5M in guarantees.
Seen primarily as a great edge setter against the run, Perry broke out in his contract year with 11 sacks, tied for 8th in the NFL. His previous high was 4 sacks in 2013. He also added 35 tackles, 4 pass deflections, and a pick.
Clearly the Packers see Perry’s 2016 campaign as the breakout they’ve been waiting for. At 26 years old (27 in April), the Packers are hoping to make Perry a centerpiece of the defense.
In celebration of the return of Mr. Perry, let us enjoy some highlights of a man that will hopefully bring us quarterback destruction for years to come.