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He also announced that he will donate $1 million to treatment for people with mental health issues.
As Profootballtalk.com notes, Marshall himself has been open about his own struggle with mental illness, and the way treatment helped him turn his life around.
The 30-year-old Marshall had one year left on his previous deal. The new extension ties him to the Bears through the 2017 season.
On the field, Marshall has been outstanding in Chicago, starting all 32 games since the Bears traded for him two years ago. In those two seasons, Marshall has totaled 218 receptions, 2,803 receiving yards and 23 touchdowns.
Marshall is one of just three players in NFL history (along with Andre Johnson and Wes Welker) to have five different 100-catch seasons.
From a fantasy perspective, Marshall is in good position for continued high-end production. Remember, he'll be running opposite rising star Alshon Jeffery, who along with solid receiving threats in tight end Martellus Bennett and Matt Forte, will make it hard for opposing defenses to focus on any one target.
Add in Jay Cutler working in his second season under offensive mastermind Marc Trestman, and there's very little here not to like going forward.