ICYMI: Rosenhaus Sports Dominates NFL Free Agency
Drew Rosenhaus, his brother Jason and the rest of Rosenhaus Sports Representation is having a record year. In the first week of free agency, Rosenhaus Sports negotiated $270 million worth of contacts. Drew Rosenhaus, veteran NFL agent since 1988, said “It’s the most we’ve ever done in a week” speaking about his tremendous success thus far in NFL free agency.
RSR client and former Patriot, Trent Brown, inked a four-year deal with the Raiders worth $66 million, making him the highest-paid NFL offensive tackle. On the same day, RSR client and former Buccaneer, Kwon Alexander became the highest-paid linebacker in the NFL signing a four-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers for a maximum value of $54 million.
Antonio Brown created the most buzz during NFL free agency when the Pittsburgh Steelers traded the seven time Pro-Bowler to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a 2019 third and fifth round draft pick. Rosenhaus negotiated a three year deal with the Raiders first year GM Mike Mayock that will pay Brown $50.125 million with guaranteed cash of $30 million. With incentives, the ex-Steeler could make up to $54.125 million. Brown’s new contract makes him the NFL’s highest paid WR.
In one week, Drew Rosenhaus and his RSR team negotiated new deals making their clients the NFL’s highest paid offensive tackle, linebacker and wide receiver.
Aside from his veteran clients, RSR looks to cash in on the 2019 NFL Draft with their strong draft class that includes Florida offensive lineman Jawaan Taylor and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush.
In ESPN’s latest dual mock draft, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have Taylor drafted 7th overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars. McShay has Bush going to the Bengals at 11th overall while Kiper has the Michigan LB being drafted 20thby the Steelers.
Other members of RSR’s draft class includes other potential prospects that include Notre Dame CB Julian Love, Ohio State OT Michael Jordan and Miami DB’s Jaquan Johnson and Sheldrick Redwine.
RSR’s 2019 draft class will be represented by the Rosenhaus brothers, Michael Bailey and Ryan Matha.
Known for focusing his attention on veteran players, Drew Rosenhaus wants to shift his focus more to signing rookies.“This will be the case moving forward. I want to have more of an impact on the draft”.