The New York Giants and quarterback Daniel Jones got here to an settlement on a contract extension on Tuesday.
Listed below are the precise particulars from Over The Cap through Professional Soccer Speak:
Jones signed a 4-year contract with the New York Giants price a base worth of $160.0 million with $82 million assured at signing and complete assure of $105 million.
Jones has full assured salaries and exercise bonuses in 2023 and 2024, and a $36 million signing bonus. $23 million of the 2025 base wage is assured for harm at signing, with $12 million of that scheduled to vest right into a full assure in the beginning of the 2024 league yr.
Jones also can earn a $1 million roster bonus in the beginning of the 2026 league yr. An accessible $35 million by means of efficiency incentives can also be accessible.
Over the Cap estimates Jones’ 2023 cap quantity to be $19 million. That’s the excellent news. The not-so-good information is his cap hits within the closing three years of the deal: $45 million in 2024, $39.5 million in 2025, and $56.5 million in 2026.
Many followers and pundits are freaking out over the Giants handing out such an egregious contract to Jones, who many imagine hasn’t earned it or he gained’t reside as much as it.
What these detractors don’t appear to know, or admit to, is that there aren’t many nice quarterbacks within the NFL proper now plus the cash is being magnified by the rising revenues and wage cap the previous few seasons. Quarterbacks who have been price $20 million two or three years in the past are going for $40 million now.
Within the NFC, what number of groups are set at quarterback proper now? The reply: not very many.
Within the East, Philadelphia has Jalen Hurts and Dallas has Dak Prescott. They’re just about locked in. Washington is banking on second-year participant Sam Howell to bail them out.
Within the North, the Bears will run Justin Fields out once more. Inexperienced Bay’s Aaron Rodgers might be gone. Detroit has Jared Goff and the Vikings are sticking with Kirk Cousins.
The South is a multitude. Probably the most skilled passer is Derek Carr, who signed this week with New Orleans. Carolina, Tampa Bay, and Atlanta are in QB search mode.
The West has Kyler Murray on Arizona and Geno Smith in Seattle however the Rams and 49ers are nonetheless mulling their choices at quarterback.
The Giants committing to Jones is a stable choice. Certain his numbers aren’t eye-popping however the Giants didn’t ask him to do eye-pooping issues final season, particularly by means of the air.
With a greater supporting forged round him, count on head coach Brian Daboll and offensive coordinator Mike Kafka to assist Jones elevate to the following degree.