Okoye's agents Darin Morgan and Ian Greengross weren't available to confirm the
details but a league source tells us that Okoye's contract contains $12.785
million in guarantees, representing a 12.6% increase from last year, with a
total maximum package of $17.6 million. The $12.785 guarantee is impressive in
that it is comparable to the guarantee given last year to the 10th pick, Matt Leinart, who signed a longer deal (six years) and presumably got a "quarterback
As pointed out previously, if Okoye voids the final year of his deal, he would become an unrestricted free agent at just 24 years old.
The club decided to jettison veteran WR Keyshawn Johnson shortly after April's NFL Draft.