A supply informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that the deal is price $56 million.
Andrews, who was scheduled to be a free agent on the finish of the season, will obtain $37.6 million in assured cash for 63% of the deal, the supply informed Fowler. He will likely be paid $26.6 million by March 2022.
The brand new deal was a well timed birthday current for Andrews, who turned 26 on Monday.
“Mark is strictly the kind of participant we want to maintain as a Raven long run,” Baltimore normal supervisor Eric DeCosta mentioned. “He is aggressive, passionate, gifted and a frontrunner. We’re so excited to have him in Baltimore for the following 5 years. Congratulations to Mark and his household — and blissful birthday.”
A 3rd-round choose in 2018, Andrews shortly grew to become a favourite goal for Lamar Jackson. Since Jackson took over because the beginning quarterback in the midst of 2018, Andrews has caught 132 passes from him, that are 34 greater than another Baltimore pass-catcher. Over that point, Jackson has recorded a 74.0 Whole QBR with Andrews on the sector and a 64.0 QBR with him off it, based on ESPN Stats & Data.
Andrews’ 17 touchdowns over the previous two seasons high all tight ends and rank No. 8 within the NFL total. He has totaled 2,105 yards receiving, the fifth most by an NFL tight finish in his first three seasons over the previous twenty years. Solely Kittle (2,945), Rob Gronkowski (2,663), Jimmy Graham (2,648) and Antonio Gates (2,454) have produced extra of their first three seasons since 2001.
With Andrews signed, Jackson turns into the following Baltimore participant in line for a long-term deal. Jackson is signed by the 2022 season.