Breaking down Roddy White's extension

Wide receiver Roddy White essentially became an Atlanta Falcons player for life when the team gave him a contract extension through 2017. White, who turns 33 in November, expressed a desire to play three or four more years.

Prior to the revised contract, White was due to count $6,325,000 against the cap this season. Now, he'll count $6,212,500, so there's no real difference. He received a signing bonus of $7,550, 000.

Here's how the entire contract breaks down: