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Warford rewarded for on-field performance

ORLANDO — Larry Warford shined as a third-round pick last year, and for that he will be handsomely rewarded.

The NFL management council determined its performance based payouts earlier this month and Warford, the Lions’ starting right guard all 16 games last year, got one of the biggest bonuses of more than $260,000.

Though the payouts won’t be distributed until April 1, 2016, eight other Lions are scheduled to receive six-figure bonuses.

Performance pay is determined using a formula that takes into account a player’s playtime during the season coupled with his base pay and bonus compensation.

Warford’s payout is the seventh biggest in the league.

Here’s the full list of playing-time payouts from the Lions’ $3.46 million pool


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