Arizona Cardinals linebacker Marcus Golden led in sacks last season with 11 sacks. He did it by arrangement when he signed last offseason.
His trade is considered one of the best in the NFL.
Pro Football Focus took first place 32 best contracts in the league. Golden took 15th place.
His two-year, $5 million contract is a steal for the Cardinals. Golden did earn an extra $1M in bonuses for hitting 10 sacks and could earn up to $2M more in 2022 in incentives on top of his $2M salary and $250,000 in lineup bonuses. for the game.
The Cardinals need him to be a double-figure sack again in 2022. He is currently the only proven winger on the roster.
With JJ Watt making a lot of money and Kyler Murray about to make a monster deal, Arizona needs contracts like Golden’s to keep it going.
List of Cardinals players who have the final year of their contracts ending in 2022
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