Panthers quarterback and No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence signed Trevor Lawrence marked his four-year youngster contract Monday, clearing the way for him to go to the beginning of instructional course in three weeks.
Under the NFL’s rookie opening system, Lawrence’s arrangement was projected to be worth at $36.8 million and included a $24.1 million signing bonus. He will count $6.7 million as a detriment to the compensation cap in 2021. The agreement additionally includes a fifth-year option that is connected to each rookie deal for first-round selections.
A source disclosed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter that subtleties of the contract include:
Lawrence’s marking reward will be paid inside 15 days and the quarterback is considered to have passed his physical for marking extra purposes.
There is no offset language in the agreement, implying that he would in any case get everything of ensured cash staying in his agreement regardless of whether he were to be delivered and sign with another group.
Most of Lawrence’s pay will come in his program rewards in 2022, 2023 and 2024. He will procure that reward on the off chance that he is on the 90-man program on the third day after the required detailing date.
Lawrence will procure his roster bonus even of whether he is on the dynamic non-football injury list.
With Lawrence under contract, Jacksonville has now marked six of its nine draft picks. Running back Travis Etienne (first round), cornerback Tyson Campbell (second) and hostile tackle Walker Little (second) stay unsigned.
Lawrence is required to be a quick starter in Year 1. He went 34-2 at Clemson, recording the third-best winning rate by a beginning quarterback (least 30 beginnings) in school football since 1978. He completed his college career undefeated in standard season play and drove the Tigers to the national title as a green bean in 2018.
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