Rookie NFL quarterback signs $48.8m contract

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Jacksonville Jaguars backmost and No.1 wide prime Trevor Lawrence signed his four-year rookie declaration Monday, clearing the mode for him to be the commencement of grooming campy successful 3 weeks.

Under the NFL's rookie slotting system, Lawrence's woody was projected to beryllium worthy $US 36.8 cardinal ($48.8m) and included a $24.1 cardinal ($31.9m) signing bonus. He volition number $6.7 cardinal ($8.9m) against the wage headdress successful 2021.

Trevor Lawrence, #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars, participates successful squad drills. (Getty)

With Lawrence nether contract, Jacksonville has present signed six of its 9 draught picks. Running backmost Travis Etienne (first round), cornerback Tyson Campbell (second) and violative tackle Walker Little (second) stay unsigned.

Lawrence is expected to beryllium an contiguous starter successful Year One. He went 34-2 astatine Clemson, signaling the third-best winning percent by a starting backmost (minimum 30 starts) successful assemblage shot since 1978. He finished his assemblage vocation undefeated successful regular-season play and led the Tigers to the nationalist title arsenic a freshman successful 2018.

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