— New York Giants (@Giants) July 22, 2018
Rookie running back Saquon Barkley just made some serious bank. The New York Giants signed the number two overall pick to a four year deal for over $31 million fully guaranteed.
The deal includes a $20.76 million signing bonus. Barkley will be paid out $15 million immediately and receive the remaining in October.
The #Giants have agreed to terms with first-round RB Saquon Barkley on his four-year, fully guaranteed contract worth $31.2M, source says. He has a $20.76M signing bonus with $15M paid out immediately — the most in several years. He gets the rest by October. Rookies report today.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 22, 2018
That’s quite the contract. The Giants are obviously expecting big things from their newest offensive weapon. He’s got the goods to have an immediate impact.
Here’s a little bit of what is to come in New York next year.