June 19, 2021

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JuJu Smith-Schuster hopes increased income cap means more substantial contract in 2022

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After briefly screening cost-free company, JuJu Smith-Schuster made a decision to continue to be in Pittsburgh this period on a a single-year, $8 million deal. Up coming yr, Smith-Schuster is hoping for more.

Smith-Schuster mentioned currently that the lessen wage cap for 2021 confined his possibilities this 12 months, and he’s hoping that if he performs effectively and the cap improves in 2022, that is when he can cash in.

“With every thing that happened this yr was diverse with the cap being small,” Smith-Schuster explained, via Brooke Pryor of ESPN. “Next yr, hopeful the cap will be so substantially greater. Recognizing I’ll be on the market again and just about every group will want to provide anything with my worth.”

Smith-Schuster claimed the Ravens and Chiefs have been fascinated, but he preferred to continue to be loyal to Pittsburgh and maintain taking part in with Ben Roethlisberger.

“I’m searching at the even bigger picture, likely into future year,” he explained. “I already knew if I went to the Ravens, lovers would’ve wrecked me. Likely to the Chiefs, they have a excellent offense, participating in with Tyreek [Hill] and Travis [Kelce], but I’ve received to do what’s best for me. That is remaining household.”

Smith-Schuster is even now just 24 years aged, and with a huge time he would be a really desirable cost-free agent a calendar year from now.

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