Son of a WWE Legend Signs Major NFL Contract

Mike Killam

According to ESPN, James Laurinaitis – son of the legendary "Road Warrior" Animal – recently signed a massive deal with the NFL's St. Louis Rams, for a guaranteed $23.5 million. The contract extends five years, and offers Laurinaitis over $41 million if he completes his term. 

This contract is almost eight times bigger than his previous deal of $5.1 million over four years, and comes off the heels of his record 142-tackle season in 2011, guaranteeing Laurinaitis a spot as a starting linebacker and one of the Rams' team captains. 

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