The NFL now has a $30 million a year quarterback. And it’s not Aaron Rodgers.
According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, a Falcons have concluded to a new five-year extension with quarterback Matt Ryan, that hits a new benchmark for annual average, and includes $100 million guaranteed.
That surpasses a three-year, $84 million understanding (all guaranteed) Kirk Cousins only got from a Vikings, though will be surpassed again when a Packers eventually compensate their quarterback.
Ryan was entering a final year of his contract, and a miss of an prolongation kept them from doing most in giveaway group progressing this offseason.