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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller talks with teammates during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Denver. A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Broncos have upped their offer to Miller by offering to guarantee a record $70 million of the six-year deal. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity to share candid details of the blockbuster offer,

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Von Miller has agreed to a blockbuster $114.5 million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid nonquarterback in NFL history.

The Super Bowl MVP accepted the six-year offer two hours before Friday's deadline, tweeting a photo of himself with the caption "For Life."

Miller and agent Joby Branion parlayed patience into a record-breaking deal in terms of overall value and guarantees. Last month, Miller's camp rejected the $38.5 million the Broncos offered in guarantees, and Miller threatened to sit out the season barring a long-term deal.

Now, he'll lead Denver's title defense instead.