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Sean Lee Motivated By Extension

Lee signed a six-year, $42 million contract extension on Wednesday



    Not that Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee needed it necessarily, but Lee got a little added motivation for the 2013 season in the form of a six-year, $42 million extension, signed this week. With up to about $20 million guaranteed, the Cowboys are still very high on Lee, but Lee believes he still has a ways to go toward fulfilling his potential.

    “I have a lot of room to improve not only staying healthy but as a football player,” Lee said Thursday, per ESPN Dallas. “This just motivates me even more to fulfill this and help our team win a Super Bowl.”

    As Lee’s agent Mike McCartney told the media on Thursday, the Penn State product wanted to get extension talks out of the way before the season started.

    “I think I would’ve been able to focus on football no matter what, but it’s definitely nice to have that off your plate and know you’re going to be here for a long time,” Lee said. “I’m going to do everything possible to help this team now and into the future.”

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