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Chart: Big deals for Minnesota athletes

  • January 25, 2012 - 11:09 PM

THE BIG DEALS

Kevin Love's four-year, $61 million contract extension Wednesday put him into rare company when it comes to Minnesota athletes. Here are other locals who signed deals with Minnesota teams for at least $60 million:

Player Team Contract terms Year signed

Joe Mauer Twins 8 years, $184 million 2010

Kevin Garnett Wolves 6 years, $126 million 1997

Daunte Culpepper Vikings 10 years, $102 million* 2003

Adrian Peterson Vikings 7 years, $100 million* 2011

Garnett Wolves 5 years, $100 million 2003

Justin Morneau Twins 6 years, $80 million 2008

Randy Moss Vikings 8 years, $75 million* 2001

Jared Allen Vikings 6 years, $74 million* 2008

Al Jefferson Wolves 5 years, $65 million 2007

Wally Szczerbiak Wolves 6 years, $63 million 2002

*Money in NFL contracts is not guaranteed

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