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Arizona Cardinals Justin Pugh Thought 2021 was Final Season

Arizona Cardinals Justin Pugh Thought 2021 was Final Season

Cardinals remaining guard Justin Pugh believed what happened in 2021 when he took a fork out reduce to return to the team would be it for him in Arizona.

“I assumed final yr was gonna be my previous calendar year,” he advised reporters Tuesday immediately after the team’s initially of two minicamp methods.

Pugh experienced signed a five-calendar year, $45 million agreement with the Cardinals in 2018, but NFL actuality knocked at his door last year.

Scheduled to be paid out a $7.75 million foundation salary, a $1.4 million roster bonus, as well as up to $1.5 million in for each-sport roster bonuses but with nothing at all certain, Pugh agreed to slash his 2021 pay back to $5 million, which provided a certain base wage of $4 million plus up to $1 million in its place of $1.5 million in for every-activity bonuses.