Devonta Freeman on reaching deal with Falcons: ‘Now we just gotta go get the trophy’

After several months of contract negotiations with the Atlanta Falcons, running back Devonta Freeman is headed toward a big pay day.

Freeman and the Falcons agreed to a five-year, $41.25 million contract with $22 million guaranteed and a $15 million signing bonus.

Freeman took to Twitter after news broke that he became the NFL’s highest-paid running back writing, “A young boy from the bottom. You put that work in & stay humble, you'll be rewarded. All glory to GOD. Now we just gotta go get the trophy!”

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