The New York Giants have come to terms with their first-round draft pick Saquon Barkley, agreeing on a 4-year, $31.2 million contract.
On a day where Eli Manning, the New York Giants rookies, and a few veterans reported to training camp, the Giants agreed to a deal with their first-round draft pick Saquon Barkley.
The terms of the contract are four years for $31.2 million, of which $15 million is immediately paid out as per sources.
Pen to paper, @saquon has signed his contract!!! #GiantsPride pic.twitter.com/yJ0mSiQqJh
— New York Giants (@Giants) July 22, 2018
The Giants took Barkley with the second pick in the draft after he had three stellar seasons with Penn State where he rushed for 3,843 yards and scored a total of 53 touchdowns.
Saquon Barkley has agreed to a four year, $31.2 million rookie contract, per source. It immediately pays out $15 million, a significant chunk negotiated by his agent Kim Miale.
— Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) July 22, 2018
Barkley has been impressive throughout rookie minicamp, OTAs and minicamp. There were concerns that a deal would be reached before all of the Giants report to training camp on July 25, but those concerns were put to rest Sunday afternoon when the deal was declared.
Fifth-round pick defensive tackle R.J. McIntosh is the only unsigned draft pick left from the 2018 class for Big Blue.