The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a long-term extension with veteran defensive tackle Grady Jarrett ahead of Monday's deadline, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Per Schefter, the contract is for four years and worth $68 million.
Atlanta placed the franchise tag on the 26-year-old in March, and he signed the one-year tender in April. The franchise tender was worth a little over $15.2 million for 2019.
When the team first triggered the franchise tag for Jarrett, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff indicated he preferred to work out a more permanent solution and that the tag "allows us to extend our negotiating window.