New England Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones has possibly completed his easiest business task of the summer and can now focus on trying to move up the depth chart as quickly as possible.
For Jelani scott from the NFL website, Jones has written about his rookie contract that will pay him $ 15.6 million fully guaranteed over his first four seasons and which includes a signing bonus of approximately $ 8.7 million and the fifth-year option for the first round. . peaks. New England selected the Alabama Crimson Tide product at 15th overall this spring.
According to Myles simmons From Pro Football Talk, Zach Wilson of the New York Jets and Trey Lance of the San Francisco 49ers are now the only signal callers taken in the first round of this year’s draft who have yet to sign their rookie contracts.
Veteran and former NFL MVP Cam Newton will start training camp later this month as New England’s QB1, while Jones will attempt to overtake backups Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer from late July through July. preseason final game against the New York Giants on August 29.
“I’m the rookie so I’m learning from them. We’re all in this together.” Jones said of working alongside his new teammates last month. “There is competition, but people want to have a word misconstrued as being bad or unhealthy competition. We are all close. We are all going to improve together. That is what we are going to do.”