Bills: Josh Allen gets $ 150 million guaranteed!
Three seasons of progression and a jackpot. This Friday, Josh Allen and the Bills agreed to a six-year contract extension, which is in addition to the two remaining years of his rookie contract and will therefore make him a Buffalo player until the end of the season. season 2028.
The numbers give the spin. According to ESPN, the deal is for $ 258 million, including a record guaranteed amount of 150 million greenbacks!
That’s more than the 140 million guaranteed from Patrick Mahomes or the 126 million guaranteed to Dak Prescott earlier in 2021.
A constant progression
Seventh choice of the 2018 Draft, Allen has only increased in power each season. From 10 touchdowns for 12 interceptions in 12 games during his rookie season, he went to 20 touchdowns and 9 interceptions in 2019, then 37 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 2020. This last campaign saw him take a step further, by being selected for the Pro Bowl and leading the Bills to the playoffs for the second year in a row.
Now we will have to confirm, and the pressure will be at its maximum.
Allen is the first quarterback in the 2018 season to sign a contract extension. Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson will also be contenders for a huge contract extension.