Report: Colts sign DeForest Buckner to two-year contract extension

The Green Bay Packers' Marquez Valdes-Scantling (83) fumbles a catch during overtime against the Indianapolis Colts. DeForest Buckner (99) recovered the fumble. (Michael Conroy/AP)

The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to a two-year, $46 million contract extension with defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.

Buckner was entering the final year of a four-year, $84-million deal he signed with the Colts after he was acquired from the San Francisco 49ers. Indianapolis traded the 13th-overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft for Buckner.

Since joining the Colts, Buckner has earned two Pro Bowl nods and was named a first-team All-Pro in 2020.

In eight seasons, Buckner has recorded  61 sacks, 544 tackles, 80 tackles for loss and 161 QB hits.

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