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DeAndre Hopkins Negotiates Record Breaking Deal

In early September, DeAndre Hopkins (wide-receiver) signed a contract extension making him the highest paid non-quarterback in the NFL. Hopkins’ two year extension is worth a total of $54.5M and keeps him under contract with the Arizona Cardinals until 2025. The new contract includes a whopping $42.75M guaranteed which is a $27.5M signing bonus, 2020 […]

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Alvin Kamara Inks Whopping New Deal With The Saints

On the heels of the first full slate of NFL games, do-it-all running back Alvin Kamara inked a five-year deal with the New Orleans Saints that will pay Kamara $75 million in new money, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. Klutch Sports, led by agent Damarius Bilbo, negotiated the contract on Kamara’s behalf. As part […]

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Deshaun Watson and Texans Agree to 4-year, $160M Extension

The Houston Texans and Deshaun Watson have agreed to a 4-year, $160 million contract extension, his agent David Mulugheta of Athlete’s First confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  The total deal value is $177.54 million, with $111million in guarantees. Watson will earn $39 million per year in base salary over the next four years and be […]

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Budda Baker becomes Highest-Paid Safety In NFL History

Budda Baker becomes the highest-paid safety in the NFL after he inked a four-year extension worth $59 million with $33.1 million guaranteed, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The 2-time Pro Bowl selection was the Arizona Cardinals 2nd round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The former Washington Huskie will average $14.75 million per year. “It’s […]

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Patrick Mahomes Makes History By Landing Biggest Contract In American Sporting History

Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes has made history by signing a 10-year deal thought to be worth over $500 million. His salary will be a breath-taking $45 million per year, which means he overtakes the previous highest earner, Russell Wilson, who signed with Seahawks for $35 million per year in 2019. Although it came as […]

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Washington Rookie Chase Young Inks $34.36 Contract

Former Ohio State DE and Washington Football Team’s No. 2 overall draft pick signed his four-year contact work $34.56 million with a $22.697 million signing bonus. He will receive 100% of his signing bonus up front. During his time at Ohio State, Young won several awards including Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Chuck Bednarik Award, Chicago Tribune […]

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Mahomes Signs Record-Breaking $503 Million Contract Extension

“SHOW ME THE MONEY!” Leigh Steinberg must be one happy agent after helping his client Patrick Mahomes ink the largest contract in NFL history. Steinberg, the President of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, who is often credited as the real-life inspiration for Tom Cruise’s character in the movie Jerry Maguire, sure showed Mahomes the money. Mahomes […]

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Justin Anderson Agrees To Terms With The Brooklyn Nets

Justin Anderson, who is represented by Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment has agreed to terms with the Brooklyn Nets ahead of the potential restart “bubble” season. Anderson was named All-NBA G-League Third Team averaging 20.6 points, 6.6 rebounds per game. His point averages was 17th best during this season. Anderson is familiar with […]

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Soderstrom Receives Largest Bonus For A Prep School Catcher In The Bonus-Pool Era

The Oakland Athletics have signed 1st-round pick Tyler Soderstrom for $3.3 Million (slot 26 value = $2,653,400) according to Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline. Soderstrom received the largest bonus for a prep C in bonus-pool era. He is the son of former Major League Pitcher Steve Soderstrom who was the No.6 overall pick in the […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group 2020 Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC led by Adisa Bakari, Jeff Whitney, and Edward Dent have been quite busy during this off season securing new contracts for their NFL veteran clients like Stefon Diggs heading to the Bills; George Fant to the Jets; and Eric Murray to the Texans. The trio also had a great […]