Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

49ers, Garoppolo agree to 5-year, $137.5M deal

Jimmy Garoppolo deal looms large in Aaron Rodgers contract negotiations Report: 49ers, Garoppolo agree to record-breaking five-year contract
Frederick Owens | 09 February, 2018, 01:52

Garoppolo, who has started a total of seven games in his National Football League career and is undefeated as a starter, will reportedly sign the richest contract in National Football League history on an average-per-year basis. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo first reported the deal.

The contract also has a cash total of almost $90 million in the first three years, which is also the most in league history, ESPN reported. In the final five games with him at the helm, the 49ers went 5-0 and looked like a completely different team than the one that started the season destined for a top-three pick in the draft.

Jimmy Garoppolo of the San Francisco 49ers.

The deal puts other likely free agents contracts into question including Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins. The 49ers made the more permanent arrangement happen, and now Garoppolo is under contract for the same duration as Shanahan and general manager John Lynch, who are one season into six-year contracts.

The former Patriots backup quarterback just inked a huge deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

Garoppolo, 26, earned $3.5 million his first four season from his rookie contract. It's a wise gamble, especially when compared to free agency, which largely rewards past performance without properly weighing future impact. Those five wins matched the total the Niners had posted in their previous 34 games combined.

Jimmy Garoppolo deal looms large in Aaron Rodgers contract negotiations

In 23 games with seven starts between the 49ers and Patriots, Garoppolo has completed 67.3 percent of his passes for 2,250 yards, with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions, for a passer rating of 99.7 and a 77.7 QBR.

The 49ers will have the ninth pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.

Listing the NFL's highest-paid players is an inexact science. We'll see. I think he wants to be with us and we want him there. The first day to do that would have been February 20.

Prior to the deal, the Niners had close to $113 million in cap space anyway.

No quarterback rated better on a per-play basis this past season by Net Expected Points (NEP) than Garoppolo. "That will make things a little slower for me and help me out".

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