The Buffalo Bills of the
closed a contract extension agreement with their quarterback
for 6 years with a value of 258 million dollars.
Allen will terminate his agreement with the team to stay until 2028 and the insured money of his contract is $ 150 million, according to one of ESPN’s Adam Sheffter sources.
This amount is the highest registered in guaranteed money and exceeds the 141.5 million it received Patrick Mahomes and the 126 of Dak Prescott in a single contract.
As if that were not enough, Allen’s average annual value is 43 million, behind only Mahomes who earns 45 million per year.
Allen, the No. 7 pick in 2018, had his fifth-year option picked up in May as a formality, given that both parties had previously expressed their desire for a long-term deal, and the Bills general manager, Brandon Beane, said an agreement could be reached this summer.
The University of Wyoming-trained player earned the extension after a MVP runner-up season in 2020, during which he set franchise records for passing yards (4,544) and passing touchdowns (37) while leading the Bills to the Championship Game. of the American Conference (AFC) and his first division title since 1995.
Allen improved dramatically from 2019 to 2020, increasing his completion percentage from 59% to 69% and his score from 85.3 to 107.2. For his efforts, Allen was named to his first Pro Bowl.
The 25-year-old Allen has his top three receivers back in 2021, including the league’s top receiver from last season, Stefon Diggs, who remain with the team for the 2021 season.
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