Jalen Hurts new NFL contract takes notice

With a showing of excellent performances, QB Jalen Hurts is brought to attention of a new contract that may further his positive impacts for the Philadelphia Eagles National football team


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Every play is important as Jalen Hurts launches his ball into the corner of the field to his eagle receiver.

In the recent sports world, a new notice to athlete Jalen Hurts has contained a contract worth hearing about. Knowing this now, NFL coaches and staff from all sports teams will be taking this already serious QB with more notice due to the new salary and attention.

Jalen Hurts running onto the field for the startup to the season.

Jalen Hurts surprisingly wanted to credit his family for helping him reach this accomplishment. Born on August 7, 1998, in Houston, Texas, and attended high school in Channelview, Texas. He then went on to play college football at the University of Alabama and the University of Oklahoma. Coming into the NFL season soon after, rookie Jalen Hurts seriously adds to the strength of QB’s in the league, for now and soon in the future. Even with the big singing bonus.

Jalen Hurts recently signed a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles worth up to $6.02 million. The contract includes a signing bonus of $1.94 million and a base salary of $660,000 in his first year.

A scrambler at times, Jalen Hurts shows his team once again he can do all ranges of QB to get his team in the end zone.

Hurts was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, and he played in 15 games as a rookie, starting four of them. He showed a lot of promise, throwing for 1,061 yards and six touchdowns, while also rushing for 354 yards and three touchdowns. With the departure of former Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, Hurts is expected to be the team’s starting quarterback in the 2021 season.

Preparing for the next snap, Jalen hurts prepares for another close game

Hurts’ contract is considered to be a standard rookie contract, which is negotiated based on the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The CBA sets a salary cap for each team, which limits the amount of money that can be spent on player salaries. The CBA also sets a scale for rookie contracts, which is based on the round in which the player was drafted.

Under the terms of Hurts’ contract, he will receive a base salary of $660,000 in his first year, with an additional $1.94 million signing bonus. In his second year, his base salary will increase to $1.06 million, and he will be eligible for a $500,000 roster bonus. In his third year, his base salary will increase to $1.46 million, with a $500,000 roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus. In his fourth year, his base salary will increase to $1.86 million, with a $500,000 roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus.

In addition to these bonuses and incentives, Hurts’ contract also includes a number of performance-based incentives. For example, if he plays in 50% of the Eagles’ offensive snaps in any season during the contract, he will receive a $100,000 bonus. If he plays in 60% of the snaps, he will receive an additional $200,000 bonus. If he plays in 70% of the snaps, he will receive another $300,000 bonus.

Overall, Jalen Hurts’ new contract is considered to be a good deal for both him and the Eagles. It provides him with a solid base salary and signing bonus, while also incentivizing. Now the league waits to see what Jalen Hurts will do next, already having an impressive record and seemingly enough experience to attain the contract he did, it’s only a matter of time before the league as well as the world will see what Jalen Hurts can really do.