The 27-year-old sat out of the team's mandatory minicamp last month, but did report to training camp this past week. One can only assume that this deal was on the way to being signed when he arrived at camp. The sit out in June was part of him wanting a new deal, but the team assured reporters that they have had "really good discussions" with Lewan's reps.
Now, the former Michigan Wolverine has topped Nate Solder of the New York Giants with the richest contract for an offensive lineman. Solder did receive a four-year, $62 million contract, with $35 million guaranteed from his team last March. Trent Williams of the Washington Redskins was also up there in the league with $41.3 million in guarantees from a contract he signed in 2015.
The Titans' tackle was taken 11th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, and has made the last two Pro Bowls. He was also a big part of Marcus Mariota's success last season, which led the Titans to the playoffs and a first-round upset of the Kansas City Chiefs.