Studies are that former Ohio State and now San Francisco 49ers star edge rusher Nick Bosa is holding out of coaching camp to land a contract extension. This begs the query of what that contract will seem like if the 49ers and Bosa come to an settlement.
Bosa performs a premium place that’s edge rusher and he’s not solely one of many perfect defensive gamers within the NFL, however he’s nonetheless simply 25 years outdated.
After being the No. 2 decide within the 2019 draft, Bosa instantly was among the finest edge rushers in soccer, profitable the league’s Defensive Rookie of the Yr award with a incredible season.
He missed a lot of the 2020 season after tearing his ACL in Week 2 however has maintained elite play within the two seasons following, together with final season the place he gained Defensive Participant of the Yr after recording a league-high 18.5 sacks.
Another elite edge rushers who just lately landed huge contracts embody his brother Joey Bosa, Myles Garrett, and T.J. Watt.
Joey Bosa’s deal was for 5 years $135 million with $78 million assured on the signing. Garrett’s deal was for 5 years and included $125 million with $43.55 million assured at signing. Watt’s deal was for 4 years for $112 million with $80 million assured at signing.
It’s truthful to imagine that Bosa’s subsequent contract might be someplace within the ballpark of the offers that they landed.
PFF’s Brad Spielberger who makes a speciality of NFL contracts and the wage cap really initiatives Bosa’s deal to eclipse all of these in each complete worth and annual common worth. In a June article, Spielberger projected Bosa to land a five-year deal price $167.5 million.
Spotrac’s projection for Bosa wasn’t fairly as excessive projecting him at 4 years at $114.6 million, which might put him at north of $28 million common annual worth.
Primarily based on these projections and former precedent for gamers at his place, it seems to be like Bosa’s subsequent deal might be for 4 or 5 years and within the $28-$34 million per yr vary.
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