Broncos Pick Up Former Alabama Wide Receiver’s Fifth-Year Option
The Denver Broncos are picking up former Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy's fifth-year option on his contract, according to national insider for NFL Network Ian Rapoport.
Jeudy just finished his third year in the league and is currently in his four-year $15.192 million rookie contract. The extension keeps him in Denver for two more seasons and he will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2024 season.
The Fla., native was drafted as the No. 15 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Broncos and made an impact to the team from the get-go, becoming a starter during his rookie campaign.
In his professional career, the former national champion has seen time in 41 games, recording 157 receptions for 2,295 yards, and nine touchdowns.
Jeudy led the Denver offense in receptions (67), yards (972), longest reception (67), touchdowns (six), and was fourth in yards per reception (14.5).