Saquon Barkley threatened the New York Giants with not showing up to training camp after failing to agree to a long-term contract after the team used the non-exclusive franchise player tag. However, everything has been resolved and the 26-year-old running back will participate in the activities of the New York team.
According to the report of nfl network, Barkley signed a one-year deal worth $11 million. According to the same report, the agreement has a signing bonus of two million. The franchise player tag would pay him $10.091 million for the 2023 NFL season.
After failing to achieve the multi-year extension, the only option for the running back was to play under the tag or agree to a one-year deal. Based on information from nfl networkthere is no contractual clause that stipulates that the team cannot tag Barkley in 2024.
Forever, the Penn State graduate has played in 60 NFL games and accumulates 4,249 yards and 29 rushing touchdowns. Additionally, the RB has proven to be good at catching pitches and has recorded 247 receptions for 1,829 yards and eight visits to the end zone.
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Saquon Barkley’s contract incentives
Based on information from spotrac, Barkley’s contract with the Giants has three incentives salary for running back performance. Each of them will pay him $303,000.
The first is that the New York team clinch a playoff berth and the running back has 1,350 rushing yards. The second is that I can catch 65 passes thrown in his direction and the third is that he adds 11 touchdowns.
the number of yards would mean setting a career high since the most in his first five years in the NFL is 1,312. The playoff question is understandable given that last year the Giants played in the postseason for the first time since 2016.
65 receptions is achievable for the running back. In his rookie year, Barkley recorded 91 catches with Eli Manning as the starting QB and will now serve as an outlet for Daniel Jones.
In five years as a professional, ‘SaQuads’ has scored 10 or more rushing TDs on two occasions and The 11 that they ask for in their new contract is within reach if they are RB1 throughout the season.