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Jimmy Garoppolo is about to be the highest paid player in the NFL, according to a report out of the Bay Area.

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Raj Mathai of NBC Bay Area tweets that the San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement with the former Patriots backup quarterback.

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Garoppolo has reportedly agreed to terms with the 49ers that will pay out $137.5 million over five years.

Of that $137.5 million, it will include the highest three-year cash total for a new contract in NFL history, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The New England Patriots traded Garoppolo to San Francisco at the trade deadline in exchange for a second round draft pick.