Israel Idonije's two-year extension that the Bears announced today is worth $7 million in new money.
Idonije was due to become an unrestricted free agent after this season. He was on the books to earn $1.75 million in 2009. Here is what we have of the breakdown to this point:
$2 million in guaranteed bonuses
$1.75 million base salary
$2.5 million base salary ($1 million guaranteed)
$2.5 million base salary
So, $3 million of the $7 million is guaranteed. Check back soon for more information.