Fifth-year option tracker: Decisions on 2017 NFL Draft first-round picks



Monday, May 4, is the deadline for NFL teams to exercise fifth-year contract options on first-round picks in the 2017 NFL Draft. Based on reports, just two decisions still needed to be made by the end of Saturday, May 2. 

No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett has lived up to his predraft hype with 30.5 sacks in his first three seasons. The other picks in the top five have not. It’s no secret Mitchell Trubisky has been a disappointment in Chicago. To the Bears’ credit, they reportedly will decline his $24.8 million option for 2021 and thus avoid overpaying him. 

On the other end of the spectrum, the Chiefs will be getting a steal by picking up Patrick Mahomes’ $24.8 million 2021 option. 

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Cardinals linebacker Haason Reddick and Colts safety Malik Hooker reportedly are the only players still waiting to find out whether their options will be picked up.

Sporting News lists each fifth-year option decision and its cost below:

Fifth-year options for 2017 first-round NFL Draft picks 

Pick No. Current team Player Position Price (in millions) Exercised/Declined
1. Browns Myles Garrett DE $15.2 Exercised
2. Bears Mitchell Trubisky QB $24.8 Declined
3. 49ers Solomon Thomas DL $13.1 Declined
4. Jaguars Leonard Fournette RB $8.5 Declined
5. Titans Corey Davis WR $15.7 Declined
6. Jets Jamal Adams S $9.9 Exercised
7. Chargers Mike Williams WR $15.7 Exercised
8. Panthers Christian McCaffrey RB $8.5 Re-signed (4 years, $64 million)
9. Bengals John Ross WR $15.7 Declined
10. Chiefs Patrick Mahomes QB $24.8 Exercised
11. Saints Marshon Lattimore CB $10.2 Exercised
12. Texans Deshaun Watson QB $17.5 Exercised
13. Cardinals Haason Reddick LB $10.1 TBD
14. Eagles Derek Barnett DE $10.1 Exercised
15. Colts Malik Hooker S $6.8 TBD
16. Ravens Marlon Humphrey CB $10.2 Exercised
17. Redskins Jonathan Allen DL $8.3 Exercised
18. Titans Adoree’ Jackson CB $10.2 Exercised
19. Buccaneers O.J. Howard TE $6.0 Exercised
20. Broncos Garett Bolles OT $11.1 Declined
21. Lions Jarrad Davis LB $10.1 Declined
22. Falcons Charles Harris DE $10.1 Declined
23. Giants Evan Engram TE $6.0 Exercised
24. Texans Gareon Conley CB $10.2 Declined
25. Giants Jabrill Peppers S $6.8 Exercised
26. Falcons Takkarist McKinley DE $10.1 Declined
27. Bills TreDavious White CB $10.2 Exercised
28. None Taco Charlton DE $10.1 Waived by Dolphins
29. Browns David Njoku TE $6.0 Exercised
30. Steelers T.J. Watt OLB $10.1 Exercised
31. Redskins Reuben Foster LB $10.1 Declined
32. Saints Ryan Ramczyk OT $11.1 Exercised





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