Rams Signing P Johnny Hekker To One-Year, $4.25M Extension


Adam Schefter reports that the Rams are signing P Johnny Hekker to a one-year, $4.25 million extension that includes $3 million guaranteed. 

Hekker now has five years and $18.75 million left on his deal with the Rams through the 2023 season. 

Hekker, 29, wound up signing on with the Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Oregon State back in 2012. He was in the fourth year of his seven-year, $18.57 million when the Rams signed him to a two-year, $9.6 million extension through 2022 back in 2017. 

Hekker is set to make base salaries of $2,999,992 (2019), $4,500,054 (2020), $3,750,000 (2021) and $4,064,715 (2022). 

In 2018, Hekker appeared in all 16 games for the Rams and totaled 1,992 yards on 43 attempts (46.3 YPA) to go along with two touchbacks.

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