May 18, 2021

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NFL contract specifics for drafted (and undrafted) Mountaineers

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The 2021 NFL Draft is in excess of. Undrafted totally free agency has approximately operate its study course. It was a chaotic few times that saw hundreds of previous higher education stars discover new residences in skilled football. With it arrived a whole lot of money. Severely, a ton of money. Pretty virtually more than a quarter of a billion pounds in new contracts handed out around the class of just a few or four times. How significantly did WVU stars get of that? Thanks to the structured setting of rookie contracts, we have a rather darn great idea. 

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Linebacker Tony Fields, who was chosen in the fifth round with the No. 153 over-all choose is under deal for four seasons, and his deal will full $3,809,752. He will get yearly salaries of $660,000, $825,000, $940,000, and $1,055,000. On best of that, he gets a $329,752 signing reward. Right after that, he becomes an unrestricted cost-free agent. 

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As for individuals who signed undrafted no cost agent discounts, which incorporates Darius Stills (Las Vegas Raiders), Mike Brown (New Orleans Saints), and TJ Simmons (Tampa Bay Bucs) so considerably. They get 3 year bargains for  a total of $2,425,000. They get the exact same unguaranteed income as Fields for those three years – $660,000, $825,000, and $940,000. It truly is also feasible – it has not been divulged as of this story – that they received a smaller signing reward to go with it, notably Stills. Each and every NFL workforce is giving a pool of money that they can divvy up nevertheless they see suit to try out to lure in undrafted free agents. That can vary from $5,000 to $25,000 usually, but can go even larger for an elite prospect. 

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