East Rutherford, New Jersey — new york giants All-Pro Defensive Tackle dexter lawrence Sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that an agreement was reached on Thursday on a four-year, $90 million extension, which includes $60 million guaranteed.
The deal would put Lawrence in the NFL. Los Angeles Rams, Aaron Donald And Tennessee‘S jeffrey simmons,
It comes after Lawrence, 25, elected to sit out the start of the voluntary portion of the Giants’ offseason program due to a contract disagreement, a source told ESPN in April. He remained in contact with the team and coach Brian Dabol to deal with his contract situation.
It was always the Giants’ plan to address Lawrence’s contract this offseason. He was set to exercise the fifth-year option on his rookie contract, and the team was looking to lower his salary cap figure by $12.4 million this season.
Talks stalled in recent weeks, even though signing Lawrence was the Giants’ top priority. saquon barkleyJoe also stayed away from offseason workouts as he is yet to sign his franchise tag.
“Let’s get through the draft,” general manager Joe Sloan said this past weekend regarding talks with Lawrence. “There was a lot of potential in the draft he represented, and we were focusing on the draft in our meetings.
“Next week, things will settle down a bit and we’ll be back with everyone.”
Lawrence’s agent, Joel Segal, also represents the Giants’ first-round pick. Donte Banks,
The deal came together quickly after the nose tackle played the best season of his career in 2022 under Lawrence’s new regime. He dominated and finished with 68 tackles, a career-best 7.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
When Lawrence was on the field last year, the Giants allowed 4.9 yards per rush. When he was not, he allowed 6.2 yards per rush, according to ESPN Statistics and Information Research.
Lawrence’s $60 Million Guarantee Is Tied To The Donald And The kansas city chiefs, chris jones has the second most guarantees for a defensive tackle behind washington commanders, daron payne ($60.02 million), per ESPN Stats & Information.
The defensive tackle market was set to open this offseason with the signings of Simmons and Payne. Simmons gets $23.5 million and Payne $22.5 million per season. Lawrence’s deal puts him at $22.5 million.
All three players came away with the same amount of guaranteed money: Payne ($60.02 million), Lawrence ($60 million) and Simmons ($59.8 million).
Lawrence and Simmons are locked in for five years – 2023 and their four-year extension. Payne received a three-year extension.
Signing Lawrence was part of the Giants’ plan to create cap space to navigate this year. New York went under the cap on Thursday, $575,857, according to NFL Players Association records. Only tampa bay buccaneers was less
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The Clemson product has played in 64 games in his first four seasons, missing only two games. The 6-foot-4, 342-pound lineman has recorded 16.5 sacks, 116 tackles and 4 forced fumbles in his career.