Odell Beckham Jr. has approved a five-year extension to the New York Giants, making him the highest-paid broad-footballer in football. The three-time Pro Bowler can receive a maximum of $ 95 million during the course The deal with $ 65 million in guaranteed money, said a source ESPNs Josina Anderson.
The deal clogs Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown's $ 17 million a year average and tops Tampa Bay Buccaneer's wideout Mike Evans $ 55 million in total guarantees.
Beckham will make $ 8.4 million on the fifth year option of his rookie contract. The agreement revises Beckham's 2018 contract to $ 1,459 million with a $ 20 million signing bonus. The Giants will save $ 3 million against the cap.
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"We have him until he is 108," quipped Giants manager Dave Gettleman. "I never worried if we could do it, I'm glad because the litmus test for a contract is that no page is ticked before the ink is allowed to dry and no page should be ticked, it's a very fair deal . "
Beckham has spent most of the past two years seeking a contract extension, and he has been optimistic over the past few weeks that a deal would prevail. He is now contracted until 2023.
The deal opens the door for Beckham to return to the field for the September 9 season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Beckham did not play in the preseason after breaking his ankle in October and likely a new deal lurks.
"Honestly, I do not even know how to explain that," Beckham said in a statement I do not know if it's a relief, I do not know – it's a combination of everything. You have worked your whole life to get to that point, and it's finally here.  Beckham felt it was only a matter of time to make a new agreement.
"I knew it would be done. It was all about when. And I'm just so happy that it's finally done. Beckham, 25, had at least 90 catches, 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of his first three races. He was the fastest at 200 receptions and 3,000 yards in NFL history and only needed 30 games to achieve both achievements.  Information from ESPN's Jordan Raanan and The Associated Press has been used in this report.