Tight end Darren Waller secured his future with the Las Vegas Raiders by signing a three-year, $51 million contract extension on Saturday.
< p>The player who turns 30 on Tuesday is now tied to the Nevada team for the next five years. Waller had also changed agent last Wednesday, after cutting ties with Klutch Sports. ESPN network the athlete's new agent, Drew Rosenhaus. It's very rare for a 30-year-old player with two years left on his contract to sign a new deal.”
It was obviously part of the conditions for Waller, who was limited to 11 games in 2021 due to injuries and a positive test for COVID-19. The Georgia Tech alum made his way into the NFL's elite in 2020 by racking up 1,196 yards and nine touchdowns. He had thus appeared in the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career.
Since 2019, only Travis Kelce has led Waller in yards crossed and passes caught among tight ends in the league.