The Giants have reportedly signed DE Jihad Ward, as reported by Art Stapleton. According to Stapleton, the team is preparing to put him on a Zoom to address the local media, which is how the local media found out about the deal.
Since he played under New York’s new defensive coordinator Don Martindale while he was with the Ravens, there is some familiarity here.
Ward, who is 28 years old, was selected by the Raiders in the second round in 2016. He was being traded by the Raiders to the Cowboys for wide receiver Ryan Switzer while in the third year of a four-year, $5.539 million contract.
Following the conclusion of the preseason for the 2018 NFL season, Dallas decided to release Ward, and he subsequently joined the Colts.
After being let go by Indianapolis, Ward signed up with the Ravens and agreed to a new deal that would bring him back to Baltimore in the year 2020. In 2021, he became a member of the Jaguars organization after signing a free-agent contract with them.
Jihad Ward Contract
Jihad Ward reached an agreement with the New York Giants on a one-year, $1,187,500 contract that included a $137,500 signing bonus and a $137,500 guarantee.
Jihad Ward Salary
Jihad Ward makes an average of $1,187,500 per year. Ward will make $1,035,000 in base salary, $137,500 in signing bonus, and $15,000 in workout bonus in 2022, with a cap hit of $1,047,500 and a dead cap value of $152,500.
Jihad Ward Net Worth
Jihad Ward has made over $5 million dollars as a salary. His net worth is estimated to be from $1 million to $5 million dollars