49ers Agree Deal With Robbie Gould

The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have agreed to a long-term deal with kicker Robbie Gould. Hours before the deadline for teams to sign franchised players to long-term extensions. The 49ers and Gould agreed to a two-year deal. $10.5 million deal that is fully guaranteed.

The deal also includes an option clause that could turn it into a four-year, $19 million deal. This with $15 million guaranteed.

The deal, which was the only one to be agreed to before the deadline, surprised a lot of people. For the reason that both sides seemed far apart in negotiations. This especially after it was rumored that Robbie Gould was considering moving back to Chicago. Chicago is where he started his career. The Atlanta Falcons are still trying to reach a deal with defensive tackle Grady Jarrett before the deadline. However, the Houston Texans are not expected to sign Jadeveon Clowney to a long-term deal before the deadline. There will be plenty of free agents.

San Francisco 49ers Lock-In Robbie Gould

49ers Robbie Gould Deal

Gould’s agent, Brian Mackler, and 49ers executive Paraag Marathe have been working on a long-term deal for months. Also, finally reached a breakthrough over the weekend. This was something both sides thought would be challenging. However, they were able to agree to a compromise on Sunday by adding the option clause. This is explained below.

The option clause allows the 49ers to pick up the remaining two years on the deal by the 17th week of the 2020 season. To do that, they will have to fully guarantee Gould $2.25 million at that time. Then pay him another $2.25 million on April 1, 2021.

The new deal includes a $3 million signing bonus and a $3.15 million fully guaranteed base salary for the upcoming season. Next season, Robbie Gould will earn a guaranteed $4.25 million base salary. If the 49ers pick up the option, Gould would earn a $4.45 million base salary in 2021 and a $4 million base salary in 2022.

July 19, 2019 by : Posted in 2020 No Comments

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