Minnesota Vikings officially ink MSU WR Jalen Nailor to rookie contract
Michigan State’s Jalen Nailor landed with the Minnesota Vikings as a 6th-round pick during this year’s NFL Draft. Now, he’s landed his rookie deal with the team.
The Vikings announced the signing of Nailor, alongside 4 other draft picks, on Wednesday. Lewis Cine, Esezi Otomewo, Ty Chandler and Nick Muse were the others.
According to Chris Tomasson with the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nailor’s total deal is for 4 years and is valued at $3.84 million. His signing bonus is for $180,659.
#Vikings draftee RB Ty Chander gets a four-year, $3.96 million contract. He received a signing bonus of $298,840 and will count $779.710 on the 2022 cap. WR Jalen Nailor gets four-year, $3.84 million deal. Got signing bonus of $180,659 and will count $750,165 on the 2022 cap.
— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) May 12, 2022
Nailor finished the 2021 season 2nd on the Spartans with 37 catches for 695 yards and 6 touchdowns. Now, he’ll team up with fellow Spartan Kirk Cousins with Minnesota’s offense. Nailor will try to find his role as a rookie in the NFL.