Joey Bosa, Chargers Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

August 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers added one of the most dominant defensive playmakers in the entire 2016 NFL draft when they selected Ohio State's Joey Bosa with the third overall pick. They officially agreed on his first contract Monday.
Bosa and the Chargers agreed to a four-year contract, with Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reporting the deal is worth $25.8 million with a $17 million signing bonus. Rapoport added the contract is "fully guaranteed."
Adam Schefter of ESPN said the "Chargers got some of what they wanted from [Bosa], and he got some of what he wanted from them." Schefter added the Chargers "compromised on cash flow" in years two, three and four of the contract and gave Bosa the "largest upfront signing bonus" in team history.
Chargers general manager Tom Telesco spoke on the agreement with Bosa in the team release.
"We look forward to having Joey join us and getting him prepared as quickly as possible for the 2016 season," Telesco said.
Schefter reported, cit...

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