Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will likely be assured $210 million over the subsequent 4 seasons after restructuring his current contract with the membership, US reviews mentioned on Monday.
Mahomes, 28, signed a 10-year contract extension in 2020 value $450 million that ties him to the membership till 2031.
Nonetheless the reigning Tremendous Bowl champion Chiefs have reworked that deal with a purpose to increase Mahomes’ pay within the close to time period at a time when quarterback salaries have skyrocketed, a number of US reviews mentioned.
Mahomes, extensively thought to be the very best quarterback within the NFL, will now obtain a assured $210.6 million between 2023 and 2026, a determine that would rise to $218.1 million if sure targets are met.
Whereas Mahomes stays contracted via 2031, the Chiefs and their quarterback plan to revisit the deal as soon as extra after the 2026 season, reviews mentioned.
Beneath the reworked contract, Mahomes will likely be paid a median of $52.65 million per season, which is second solely to the Cincinnati Bengals’ Joe Burrow when it comes to annual wage.
Burrow just lately signed an NFL document contract extension that’s value a reported $275 million over 5 years.
Burrow’s deal was one among a wave of latest quarterback contracts that eclipsed Mahomes earlier contract.
The Los Angeles Chargers’ Justin Herbert signed a five-year $262.5 million extension in July, whereas the Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson inked a $260 million five-year settlement in April. The Philadelphia Eagles’ Jalen Hurts additionally agreed a bumper contract in April value $255 million over 5 years.
Mahomes was chosen by the Chiefs with the tenth decide of the 2017 NFL Draft and has since led the franchise to 2 Tremendous Bowl titles, whereas profitable NFL Most Beneficial Participant in 2018 and 2022.
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