Giants, Dexter Lawrence agree to four-year contract extension

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The Giants and defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence are making a long-term commitment.

Lawrence has agreed to a four-year contract extension, according to multiple reports.

The 25-year-old Lawrence was heading into the fifth-year option season on his rookie contract and was slated to earn $10.753 million this season. Now he’s locked in with the Giants for the rest of his 20s, and is likely to make more than that this year with a contract structure that will reduce his 2023 salary cap hit.

Giants General Manager Joe Schoen had said all offseason that he considered a new deal for Lawrence to be a top priority, and now that deal is done. The next priority Schoen has discussed is a new contract for running back Saquon Barkley.

9 responses to “Giants, Dexter Lawrence agree to four-year contract extension

  1. Elite defensive tackle. Well deserved. He’s a game wrecker inside.

  2. How are the Gmen going to fit Barkley in the salary cap? I understand Lawrence…but all that jack for Jones. Come on man…he’s not going to be facing the 2022-23 Viks D every game. Giants will be damn lucky to get to the playoffs this season.

  3. Because 22 million of dead cap comes off next year and Leonard willaims 33 million cap hit comes off, and the the salary cap goes up. Thats not even looking at other stuff

  4. He looked like Joe Greene when he overpowered Bradbury, but then many do.

  5. The Giants will spread Barkley’s # out over multiple years lowering the hit this year. There’s a possibility they extend Leonard Williams and Adoree Jackson as well because Andrew Thomas is getting a massive new deal Also.

  6. I never would have imagined a day when elite DTs made twice the amount as elite RBS.

  7. So is the deal truly four years for $90 mil or so, or 5 years for $101 (his $10.7 mil worked in there for year 5)? I hear “extension” and I think added on to the year he was already under contract. Any details?

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