Operating again Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants have agreed to phrases on a 1-year deal price as much as $11 million, sources confirmed to ESPN.
The deal additionally features a $2 million signing bonus, sources mentioned.
NFL Community first reported the settlement.
Barkley’s new deal is price $10.1 million absolutely assured, together with the signing bonus, in keeping with ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The $1 million of incentives contains an equal quantity paid for 1,300 speeding yards, 11 touchdowns and 65 receptions.
The deal doesn’t embrace a “no franchise tag” clause, sources instructed ESPN, that means the Giants can tag him once more after this season.
Final week, Barkley mentioned throughout an look on “The Cash Issues” podcast that he “might need to take it to this stage” amid his stalemate with the staff over a long-term contract, and he had thought of not taking part in this season.
The Giants and Barkley didn’t comply with a deal earlier than the deadline for franchised gamers to comply with long-term offers, that means he would have needed to play this season underneath the $10.091 million franchise tender.
Giants coaching camp begins Tuesday for veterans. Barkley is already within the constructing, a supply instructed ESPN’s Jordan Raanan.
Barkley, 26, completed fourth within the NFL with a career-high 1,312 speeding yards final season, ran for 10 touchdowns and tied for the staff lead with 57 receptions. He has performed in 60 profession video games over 5 seasons since being the No. 2 general draft choose in 2018, when he was named Offensive Rookie of the 12 months.