Ballerific Sports: DeAndre Hopkins Is The League's Highest Paid Receiver- blogged by @niksofly ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The HoustonTexans' go-to man, DeAndreHopkins just became the NFL's highest paid receiver. Nukk signed a five-year deal with the Texans for a whopping $81M. Per league sources, $49M is guaranteed. This makes Hopkins a Texan into the 2022 season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hopkins was in the final year of his rookie contract and was slated to make $7.195M. Last year, Hopkins held out for a new contract and it appears his brief absence was heard loud and clear. The AndreJohnson mentee has a contract in-line with his production. In his four years in the league, Nukk has averaged 1,000 plus yards per season (4,487 total) with 317 receptions and 23 touchdowns. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hopkins is atop of the receivers market, beating Julio Jones and Demaryius Thomas who both garnered deals with $35M in guaranteed money.
found @ 4463 likes ON 2017-09-01 17:31:40 BY ME.ME