It’s a simple structure that guarantees Solder $34.8 million over the first two years. And in 2020 and 2021, the Giants will have to make early decisions on whether to keep Solder, given the seven-figure roster bonuses that activate on the first day of the league year.
Mingo was the sixth pick of the 2013 draft, but, like most Browns first-round picks, underwhelmed once he hit the field. He was traded to the Patriots before the 2016 season and ed a sizable special teams role in all 19 games the Super Bowl champs ed that year.
Now he’ll try to find a spot in the front seven of a new-look Seahawks defense.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers unexpectedly traded their third and fourth-round picks to the New York Giants in exchange for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul early Thursday morning in an effort to upgrade their struggling defense and lackluster pass-rush. Shortly after the trade, Pierre-Paul discussed with Kim Jones of the NFL Network what enticed him to sign with Tampa Bay. Pierre-Paul admitted that being closer to his son and returning to the city he suited up in during his days at USF certainly played a factor.
“We are aware of the situation involving Michael Bennett and are in the process of gathering more information,” the Eagles said in a statement. “Because this is an ongoing legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time.”
The charge Bennett is facing — injury to the elderly — includes intentionally and knowingly, causing bodily injury to a person 65 years or older. It carries a maximum penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The Bengals made that pick and employed Joseph for the first five years of his career. He signed with the Texans in 2011 and has been a fixture in their starting lineup over the last seven seasons. He started all 16 games last year and returned one of his two interceptions 82 yards for a touchdown.