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Sport Giants, Odell Beckham agree to five-year, $95 million extension

22:01  27 august  2018
22:01  27 august  2018 Source:   giantswire.com

Odell Beckham Jr.: Contract situation will 'work itself out'

  Odell Beckham Jr.: Contract situation will 'work itself out' Odell Beckham Jr. remains confident that a long-term extension with the New York Giants will “work itself out” despite it being relatively quiet on that front as of late.Odell Beckham Jr. remains confident that a long-term extension with the New York Giants will “work itself out” despite it being relatively quiet on that front as of late.

The New York Giants and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ended months of speculation and suspense on Monday when they agreed to a five - year , $ 95 million extension with million guaranteed.

"It's a five - year extension , six years total," Giants general manager Dave Gettleman said, per the team's website. million is guaranteed with million guaranteed for injury. It's the largest contract for a receiver in NFL history. The Giants and Odell Beckham will announce a 5 year contact

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The New York Giants and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ended months of speculation and suspense on Monday when they agreed to a five-year, $95 million extension with $65 million guaranteed.

The deal makes Beckham the highest-paid wide receiver in NFL history.

The guaranteed money of $65 million is the third-highest in the league behind Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan ($94.5M) and quarterback Kirk Cousins of the Vikings ($84M). That $65 million also includes $41 million at signing and $24 million in injury protection guarantees.

WATCH: Giants locker room celebrates news of Odell Beckham’s deal

  WATCH: Giants locker room celebrates news of Odell Beckham’s deal The entire New York Giants locker-room erupted in celebration as news of Odell Beckham Jr.'s new contract extension made its rounds.Word quickly spread across the NFL landscape on Monday that the New York Giants and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. are in the process of "finalizing" a massive five-year extension that would make him the highest-paid at his position in the league.

The New York Giants signed Beckham to a five - year , $ 95 million contract extension , NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per sources informed of the deal. He receives the highest ever fully guaranteed amount for a receiver at million with million in total guarantees, per

Odell Beckham Jr has agreed to a five - year extension with the New York Giants , ESPN reported on Monday. The three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver will earn a guaranteed m over the course of the deal and could receive up to $ 95 m depending on production, making him the highest-paid player at

The new money average for Beckham, which does not include the fifth-year option on his rookie contract, is in excess of $18 million per season. He will also average roughly $20 million per season over the first three years of the extension.

$56.5 million of the guaranteed money is also new money.

The new money average is over $2 million more per season than the Giants reportedly valued Beckham at, but the total value of just over $16 million per season is right around the team's desired spend.

Beckham has long maintained faith that a deal would get done prior to the start of the regular season and that he had no intention on holding out. That maturity helped facilitate this deal, which will now no longer be a distraction for the Giants.


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