QB Blake Bortles will stay in Jacksonville after signing an extension with the team until 2020, the Jaguars announced today.
According to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the three-year extension is worth $54 million, which covers the fifth-year option and two additional years.
Bortles was scheduled to make $19 million next season, according to the report.
Bortles, 25, led the Jaguars to the AFC title game last season. The Jaguars made the playoffs for the first time since 2007.
It's official 🖊️
@BBortles5 signs a contract extension that runs through the 2020 season.
— #DUUUVAL (@Jaguars) February 25, 2018