The Los Angeles Rams are the defending Super Bowl Champions. As organized team activities and minicamps have kicked off around the NFL, the Rams wasted no time tying up their biggest defensive and offensive stars long-term. First, the made Aaron Donald the highest paid non-quarterback in NFL history with a three-year $95 million deal. Today, the Rams gave wide receiver Cooper Kupp a three-year extension worth $78.5 million.
Cooper Kupp and the Rams reached agreement today on a three-year extension that ties him to LA for the next five years, at $110 million, and allows him to assume his rightful place amongst the NFL’s highest-paid WRs, per sources.
Aaron Donald and Kupp wrapped up 48 hours apart. pic.twitter.com/md9xsHND2p
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 8, 2022
The Details of the Cooper Kupp Contract
Cooper Kupp had two years and $31.5 million left on his contract with the Los Angeles Rams. Now, he is bound to the team for five years and will be paid $110 million. The Super Bowl MVP has $80 million guaranteed on his deal. This figure is the most guaranteed money for any NFL player that is not a quarterback.
The Highest Paid Wide Receivers in the NFL
Cooper Kupp will now make an average salary of $22 million over the next five seasons. This makes him the sixth-highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. The top five are:
- Tyreek Hill ($30 million per year)
- Davante Adams ($28 million per year)
- DeAndre Hopkins ($27.250 million per year)
- A.J. Brown ($25 million per year)
- Stefan Diggs ($24 million per year)
Prior to his extension, Cooper Kupp had an average annual salary of $15.75 million. The Rams’ next highest-paid wide receiver is Allen Robinson, who makes $15.5 million per year.
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