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Here are the reported terms for Jimmy Garoppolo’s mega-contract

Patriots Wire logo Patriots Wire 2/9/2018 Henry McKenna
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Jimmy Garoppolo's mega-contract is an intricate deal. The San Francisco 49ers and Garoppolo's pact has a number of stipulations. As is customary in the NFL, the nominal sum and duration (five-years, $137.5 million) is just that: nominal.

So here's how the contract breaks down, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Garoppolo is actually guaranteed $50.1 million at signing. The 49ers can cut him after 2019 with no repercussions to the cap, if Garoppolo is healthy. So while Garoppolo's earning power is immense, the Niners will have ample opportunity not to pay him,


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