January 14, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; The Jacksonville Jaguars tight ended Evan Engram (17) against the Los Angeles Chargers during a wild card playoff game at TIAA Bank Field. Image: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The Jacksonville Jaguars reached agreement on a three-year contract with franchise-tagged Evan Engram, the player’s agent confirmed Sunday
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There is a deadline of 4 p.m. ET on Monday for teams to reach long-term agreements with players who accept the franchise label.
Agent Mike McCartney of Vayner Sports didn’t divulge financial details, but ESPN said it was a $41.25 million deal with $24 million fully guaranteed.
Engram, 28, will earn $11.345 million playing on the franchise label in 2023.
Engram had 73 catches for 766 yards and four touchdowns in 17 games (14 starts) in his first season with the Jaguars in 2022
The 2017 first-round pick (23rd overall) played his first five seasons with the New York Giants, earning a selection to the Pro Bowl in 2020.
Engram has recorded 335 receptions for 3,594 yards and 20 touchdowns in 82 games (65 starts) with the Giants and Jaguars
With the Engram deal, there were three players left in the franchise tag: running back Saquon Barkley of the Giants, Tony Pollard of the Dallas Cowboys and Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders.
–Field Level Media