Jalen Hurts Becomes Highest-Paid Player in NFL History with $255 Million Extension
By: Nitin Singh
Jalen Hurts signs 5-year contract extension with the Philadelphia Eagles worth $255 million.
The deal includes over $179 million in guaranteed money and a no-trade clause.
Hurts is now the highest-paid player in NFL history.
The contract secures his future with the Eagles through the 2028 season.
Hurts led the Eagles to a 14-1 record in the regular season and a Super Bowl appearance in the 2022 season.
The contract reflects the Eagles' faith in Hurts' ability to lead the team to success.
The signing raises questions about its impact on contracts of other young quarterbacks in the league.
The Eagles can now focus on building a team around Hurts to compete for championships.
The structure of the contract likely includes backloading and bonuses for salary cap management purposes.
Jalen Hurts Becomes Highest-Paid Player in NFL History with Massive 5-Year Extension with Philadelphia Eagles