BALTIMORE — Former Green Bay Packers outdoors linebacker agreed to phrases with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday afternoon.
The new three yr deal has a base worth of $42 million and is value as much as $47 million with incentives in accordance NFL reporter Ian Rapoport.
Za’Darius Smith agreed to phrases with the #Vikings, supply stated.
3 yr deal
Base worth of 42 million
Worth as much as 47 million with incentives
14 million APY
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 22, 2022
Originally Smith deliberate on resigning with the staff that drafted him, however “expressed second thoughts” after seeing fellow go rushers Von Miller and Chandler Jones obtained vital offers. According to studies, the cope with the Ravens was initially for 4 years, $35 million.
Miller signed a six-year, $120 million cope with the Buffalo Bills, whereas Jones signed a three-year, $51 million cope with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Smith spent 4 seasons with the Ravens after being chosen within the fourth spherical of the 2015 NFL draft. He then went on to hitch the Packers in 2019 and performed nicely.
In his 33 common season video games with Green Bay, he recorded 26 sacks, 5 pressured fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and 108 tackles.
Among the free agent go rushers ( Jadeveon Clowney, Melvin Ingram, and Jason Pierre-Paul), he was one of many high obtainable.