Jul 15, 2013 7:23 PM by Jordan Mason
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Ryan Clady has been one of the NFL's most dependable players, quickest healers and best risk assessors.
One year after rejecting a $50 million offer and playing last season for a relative bargain price of $3.5 million, Peyton Manning's blindside protector cashed in on his gamble by signing a five-year deal worth up to $57.5 million over the weekend.
Clady is one of just four offensive linemen in league history to start every game in each of his first five seasons and also earn three Pro Bowl berths. He skipped last year's trip to Hawaii with a torn right labrum that required surgery.