29/05/2022

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QB Trevor Lawrence signs $36.8 million rookie contract with Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars quarterback and No. 1 in general pick Trevor Lawrence signed his four-yr rookie deal Monday, clearing the way for him to attend the begin of training camp in 3 weeks.

Under the NFL’s rookie slotting technique, Lawrence’s offer was projected to be worthy of $36.8 million and provided a $24.1 million signing bonus. He will depend $6.seven million towards the wage cap in 2021. The deal also features a fifth-yr solution that is connected to each individual rookie offer for to start with-round picks.

A source informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter that facts of the deal include:

  • Lawrence’s signing bonus will be compensated inside of 15 days and the quarterback is deemed to have handed his physical for signing bonus functions.

  • There is no offset language in the deal, that means that he would nonetheless acquire the complete volume of certain cash remaining in his deal even if he ended up to be introduced and sign with one more workforce.

  • The vast majority of Lawrence’s payment will come in his roster bonuses in 2022, 2023 and 2024. He will receive that bonus if he is on the 90-male roster on the 3rd working day following the required reporting day.

  • Lawrence will receive his roster bonus even if he is on the energetic non-football damage checklist.

With Lawrence underneath deal, Jacksonville has now signed 6 of its nine draft picks. Jogging back again Travis Etienne (to start with round), cornerback Tyson Campbell (second) and offensive tackle Walker Minimal (second) stay unsigned.

Lawrence is envisioned to be an speedy starter in 12 months 1. He went 34-two at Clemson, recording the 3rd-most effective winning proportion by a commencing quarterback (least 30 begins) in college or university football considering the fact that 1978. He finished his college or university profession undefeated in regular-time play and led the Tigers to the national championship as a freshman in 2018.

The Connected Push contributed to this report.