Blake Bortles' contract details show Rams got an absolute bargain

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Blake Bortles' contract details show Rams got an absolute bargain
Blake Bortles' contract details show Rams got an absolute bargain

With Sean Mannion being a free agent and Brandon Allen not looking like a capable backup, the Los Angeles Rams needed someone to slot in behind Jared Goff on the depth chart. They found that player in Blake Bortles, who they signed to a one-year deal on Monday night. The exact terms of the contract weren't made immediately available, making many wonder exactly how much the Rams paid Bortles to bring him to L.A. It turns out, the former Jaguars quarterback is getting very little from the Rams. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the deal is worth only $1 million for one season, which is an absolute bargain – even for a backup quarterback. As Yates notes, the Rams were able to bring in Bortles for

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