Graham can earn the additional $1.5 million over the next two seasons if he qualifies for the incentives and salary escalators built into his contract.
The 29-year-old will earn $6.5 million in base salary this season, with a $7.5-million cap hit.
Graham was named a second-team All-Pro for the first time in his career last season after recording 59 tackles, 5.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles.
Based off the incentive structure in his deal, Graham can earn a $250,000 bonus if he records more than seven sacks, and an additional $250,000 if he racks up over nine sacks. Moreover, Graham can earn $250,000 if he is named to the Pro Bowl on the first ballot, or gains first or second-team All-Pro honors, even if he records fewer than nine sacks.
Graham will earn an additional $250,000 in 2018 base salary if he records seven-to-eight sacks this year, $500,000 if he notches 9-11 sacks, and $750,000 if he gains 11 sacks or more.
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