Paul Soliai will be paid $11 million by the Atlanta Falcons this year. That's $11 million for every sack he had last year with the Miami Dolphins.
Linval Joseph, who had three sacks with the New York Giants last year, will make $9 million to plug the middle for the Minnesota Vikings this year. Earl Mitchell, who had a career-best 1½ sacks last year with the Houston Texans, will get $5 million this year to play for Miami.
Then there's Knighton, nicknamed "Pot Roast." He was effective last season as a run stuffer and also had four sacks, including a key capture of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the AFC championship game.
Knighton will make $2.5 million in 2014, the final year of a two-year, $4.5 million contract he signed with the Broncos.
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