The Atlanta Falcons According to a source in the league, they have achieved a three-year contract extension for $ 51 million with defense veteran Grady Jarrett.
This is a well-deserved salary for one of the most respected home defenders in the NFL. The former pick in the fifth-round draft, 29-year-old Jarrett, was in the final year of his contract before the new deal and was due to pay $ 16.5 million in 2022.
The deal averages $ 16.5 million a year and could reach $ 17 million including incentives, according to a league source.
Now that new money is adding to his contract for another three years, and he will potentially be on the Falcons list until the 2025 season. Earlier, Jarrett signed a four-year, $ 68 million deal that included a $ 42.5 million guarantee.
Jarrett is a great participant who regularly creates penetration on the line of battle. Last season, he played in every game for the NFC South franchise. He finished the season with 59 rebounds (3 per defeat), 1 sack, a touchdown recovery and a rebound.
Gareth (6’1 ″, 291 lbs) played collegially at Clemson. He has twice participated in the Pro Bowl, once participated in the second All-Pro team and was a former member of the All-ACC.
In the NFL, he made 359 career selections, 26.5 sacks, 5 forced strikes, 3 touchdown rebounds and 1 rebound pass. In 2019, his highest career – 7.5 bags with 12 rebounds.