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Report: Cowboys, Martin agree on reworked contract to end holdout

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Zack Martin's holdout is over.

The All-Pro guard reached an agreement with the Dallas Cowboys on a reworked deal that'll pay him $18 million in each of the next two seasons, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Both years are reportedly fully guaranteed.

Martin reacted to the news on social media:

Martin had stayed away from training camp due to his contract situation. The 32-year-old, who's signed through 2025, was initially set to earn around $13.5 million in 2023 and $14 million in 2024, according to Spotrac. Chris Lindstrom of the Atlanta Falcons tops all guards with a $20.5-million average annual salary.

Martin's absence at camp reached around $1 million in accrued fines, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. That number can't be reduced or forgiven based on the NFL collective bargaining agreement.

The Notre Dame product is one of football's premier interior linemen. A member of the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team, he's earned six first-team All-Pro nods and eight Pro Bowl berths across nine NFL seasons.

Martin has started 137 games since the Cowboys drafted him 16th overall in 2014.

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