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Silver Minings: Details of new Darren Waller contract

Breaking down the tight end’s numbers

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The Las Vegas Raiders have been working on securing their core players the whole offseason. They finished it by adding Darren Waller to the list with a long-term contract of up to $51 million.

Waller deserves every penny of the signing after reforming his career. He has emerged as one of the elite tight ends in football and now will be a Raider likely until he retires.

Mike Florio of pro football talk laid out the contract breakdown. Waller gets $19.5 Million guaranteed at signing. Here is the rest of the analysis from Florio.

1. 2022 base salary: $11 million, fully guaranteed.

2. 2022 per-game roster bonus: $1.275 million total.

3. 2023 base salary: $11 million, $8.25 million of which is fully guaranteed at signing. The remaining $2.75 million becomes fully guarantee in March 2023.

4. 2023 per-game roster bonus: $1.275 million total.

5. 2023 offseason workout bonus: $200,000.

6. 2024 base salary: $10.25 million.

7. 2024 per-game roster bonus: $1.275 million total.

8. 2024 offseason workout bonus: $200,000.

9. 2025 base salary: $11.525 million.

10. 2025 per-game roster bonus: $1.275 million total.

11. 2025 offseason workout bonus: $200,000.

12. 2026 base salary: $13.525 million.

13. 2026 per-game roster bonus: $1.275 million total.

14. 2026 offseason workout bonus: $200,000.

15. 2022-26 incentives: $250,000, for making the Pro Bowl.

The deal includes $19.25 million fully guaranteed at signing

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