Touchdown Tampa: Buccaneers Secure Baker Mayfield with $100M Contract


Excitement surged among Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans as star quarterback Baker Mayfield sealed a monumental deal, agreeing to a three-year contract worth a staggering $100 million with the team. Amidst fervent negotiations, ESPN revealed the lucrative terms of the agreement, igniting anticipation for Mayfield’s pivotal role in the Buccaneers’ future endeavors.

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Reports from ESPN unveiled the details of the agreement, indicating that Mayfield’s contract would guarantee him a substantial sum of $50 million. The structured payment plan outlined by ESPN highlighted Mayfield’s earnings, with $30 million slated for 2024, followed by another $30 million (including a $20 million guarantee) in 2025, and a final sum of $40 million in 2026.

Sources privy to the negotiations revealed that the contract’s potential value could soar to $115 million, with an additional $5 million per year in incentives, further cementing Mayfield’s position as a vital asset to the Buccaneers’ roster.