Josh Allen has formally put pen to paper on a six-year contract extension with the Buffalo Payments. In line with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is value $258 million with $150 million assured.
Allen was anticipated to obtain an enormous extension this summer season after having the very best season of his profession in 2020.
The 24-year-old helped Buffalo go 13-Three within the common season, finishing 69.2% of his passes for 4,544 yards and 37 touchdowns towards 10 interceptions to steer the Payments to their first AFC East title since 1995.
Allen additionally set a number of franchise data final season, together with passing yards in a season (4,544) and passing touchdowns (37).
Allen now has a mean annual worth of $43 million, making him the second-highest-paid quarterback within the NFL behind Patrick Mahomes, who earns $45 million per yr, in response to Over the Cap.
The Wyoming product stated in April that he’d “like to be locked down in Buffalo for a really very long time.” Together with his new contract maintaining him in New York by 2028, that is now a chance.
With Allen now signed, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and Cleveland Browns signal-caller Baker Mayfield are the highest two QBs from the 2018 class nonetheless searching for giant extensions.