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Happy New (NFL) Year: How does $5 million sound, Mike Daniels?

Mike Daniels is set to be $5 million richer on Saturday. Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent via USA TODAY Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- How's this for a New Year's present: Mike Daniels will collect $5 million. David Bakhtiari will get $1.196 million. Mason Crosby will take home $1.05 million.

Those are the three major roster bonuses the Green Bay Packers have to pay out shortly after the 2017 NFL year officially gets underway at 4 p.m. ET.

The Packers often structure veteran contracts with bonus money to paid out in future years.

Daniels and Crosby both have their bonuses due on the third day of the league year, which is Saturday. Bakhtiari's bonus is due on the fifth day of the league year, which is Monday.

Daniels' bonus is part of the four-year, $41 million contract extension he signed on Dec. 13, 2015. That deal included a $12 million signing bonus, which was the only guaranteed money. However, he also received a $3.3 million roster bonus on the third day of the 2016 league year. The $5 million roster bonus due this week was essentially guaranteed as well because there was no way the Packers were going to cut Daniels. It also essentially guarantees his $2.1 million base salary for 2017.

Bakhtiari's bonus is part of the four-year, $48 million extension he signed on Sept. 10. That deal included a $15 million signing bonus. He has another $6 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the league year in 2018 and a $1.5 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the league year in 2019. Neither of those is guaranteed.

Crosby's bonus is part of the four-year, $16.1 million deal he signed last March 2. He received a $5 million signing bonus at the time, which was the only guaranteed money. He also has a $500,000 roster bonus due on the third day of the 2018 league year.

Letroy Guion was originally due roster bonuses of $400,000 on Saturday and then again on May 2, but following his four-game suspension that was announced on Tuesday, he and the Packers agreed to restructure his contract and push those bonuses into the season.

The Packers have had bigger new-year payouts in the past. In 2015, they paid out $12 million combined in league-year bonuses to two players: quarterback Aaron Rodgers ($9.5 million on the first day of the league year) and cornerback Sam Shields ($2.5 million on the fifth day).

The Packers also have made it a common practice to pay out weekly in-season roster bonuses for players who are active for games. Last season, they paid out more than $6 million in weekly bonuses.