Some of the official numbers on the deals signed by the newest members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday are starting to trickle in.
Let’s start with McDonald. He got a four-year deal that’s worth $12 million, including $4.75 million guaranteed. McDonald’s base salary for this year will be $3 million, plus a $500,000 roster bonus. In 2015, his salary will increase to $3.25 million. In 2016, the base salary drops to $2.7 million, but there’s a $500,000 roster bonus. In 2017, the base salary is scheduled to be $2 million.
Myers signed a two-year deal that’s heavy on incentives. His base salary for this year is $2 million and increases to $2.25 million in 2015. The first-year salary is guaranteed. Myers also can earn up to $750,000 in incentives each year.
I'll bring you more contract details on other players as I get them.