Simply hours earlier than the NFL‘s July 15 deadline, the Carolina Panthers and Taylor Moton agreed to a multi-year contract extension that may reportedly make him the second-highest paid proper deal with within the league.
Taylor Moton indicators profitable extension to remain in Carolina
In response to NFL Community, it’s a four-year, $72 million deal. The Panthers introduced the extension mid-afternoon Thursday. Had a deal not been reached earlier than 4 PM, Moton would have performed the 2021 season underneath the franchise tag, paying him $13.8 million assured. Following the season, Moton would have been eligible without spending a dime company subsequent March. As an alternative, he’s part of the Panthers’ long-term plans.
Moton, 26, was on the sphere for each offensive snap (1,033) in 2020. He has began each sport for the reason that workforce inserted him into the lineup at first of his second season. He’s 12th in PFN’s offensive tackle rankings entering the season.
Different gamers on the franchise tag searching for an extension
Moton was certainly one of seven tagged gamers who awakened with out an extension on July 15. The opposite six are Saints security Marcus Williams, Jaguars deal with Cam Robinson, Buccaneers broad receiver Chris Godwin, Bears broad receiver Allen Robinson, Washington Soccer Staff deal with Brandon Scherff and Jets security Marcus Maye.
Three different gamers have been tagged again in March however later signed extensions: Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, Giants defensive deal with Leonard Williams, and Broncos security Justin Simmons.
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Adam H. Beasley is PFN’s NFL Insider and Analyst. Observe him on Twitter @AdamHBeasley.