How OBJ's demands could be affected by Jimmy Garoppolo's contract

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How OBJ's demands could be affected by Jimmy Garoppolo's contract
How OBJ's demands could be affected by Jimmy Garoppolo's contract

But if Beckham still feels the way he did last July — when he told UNINTERRUPTED that he one day wants to be the highest paid player, not just receiver, in the entire NFL — then Beckham's new bar to clear isn't Antonio Brown's $17 million average salary with Pittsburgh or DeAndre Hopkins' five-year, $81 million August 2017 extension with Houston. Instead, Beckham's standard would be Garoppolo's record five-year, $137.5 million contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers, after just seven career starts at quarterback, that landed with a bang on the league last Thursday. The NFL world's jaw collectively dropped, and everyone justifiably was awestruck at what this could mean for Kirk Cousins' price in free agency this spring, let alone Aaron Rodgers' cost headed towards free agency in 2020. But in Giants land, where their best player is a wide receiver who knows his sky-high value to this specific team, this continues to broaden the scope of what OBJ's team could demand from GM Dave Gettleman and assistant GM Kevin Abrams in negotiations this offseason.

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