Beats on Monday at 4 pm ET's deadline for franchise players to sign long-term extensions, San Francisco 49ers and Kicker Robbie Gould reached a deal deal, the team said.
The conditions were not disclosed. The contract was announced as a four-year deal, but the sources told the ESPN that it is a two-year $ 10.5 million guaranteed contract which, including an option clause, could turn into a four-year $ 19 million deal. 19659003] The Connected
The Gould Agreement, which its agent, Brian McCuller and 49ers executive Paraire Marate have been working for months, has broken through the weekend. At the beginning of the weekend, both sides thought it would be a challenge to do so, but reached compromise Sunday by installing an option clause.
49ers have an option in which they can take the other two years of the Gould Treaty by the 1
The deal includes a $ 3 million signing bonus and $ 3 , 15 million fully guaranteed basic salary this season, then fully guaranteed a basic salary of $ 4.35 million in 2020, by source. If the option is increased, the deal will include a basic salary of $ 4.5 million. In 2021, a basic salary of $ 4 million in 2022
"Over the years Robbie has established himself as one of the best in the position you are in NFL, that's why we were so committed to making a new deal with him, "said 49-year-old General Director John Lynch," I would like to thank everyone who worked so hard to get this deal. We are very happy to start the year of the right foot with this deal so that Robby can come back with his teammates and focus on this most of the upcoming season. "49ers have assured themselves that their 36-year franchise contract kicker for at least the next two seasons and up to four seasons
Already in April, the Parties were in such a stalemate that Gould demanded trade. The team said he would not respect Gould's request.
The inability to reconcile with a long-term contract, coupled with Gould's desire to return closer to his home in Chicago, prompted the Kicker to terminate any further contract negotiations, and
Gould lived in a hotel near the team of Niners in Santa Clara in the past two years while his wife and family stayed in Chicago during the season.
In two seasons with 49, Gould was one of the best footballers in the league, having achieved 72 out of 75 hits. He led the league in percent (97.1) last season.
Nick Vagoner of ESPN contributed to this report.