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AROUND THE NFL; Rams Give Faulk Biggest Deal in Team History
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Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Date: Aug 5, 1999
Start Page: 7
Section: Sports; PART- D; Sports Desk
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Saying his 12-day holdout was not about money, running back Marshall Faulk signed a seven-year, $45.15-million contract Wednesday to become the highest-paid St. Louis Ram in history.

Faulk was the league's top all-purpose back last season with Indianapolis. He rushed for 1,319 yards and caught 86 passes. The Rams acquired Faulk from Indianapolis two days before the NFL draft in April.

The sticking point in negotiations was the fifth year, in which Faulk will get a $7 million salary and a $5-million roster bonus. The deal was structured that way to prevent the Rams from designating Faulk as a transition or franchise player.

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