Nick Chubb: Cleveland Browns’ Pro Bowl running back agrees to three-year, $36.6m extension

Nick Chubb’s new contract guarantees him $ 30 million and ties him to the Cleveland Browns for the 2024 season; The 25-year-old has run over 3,500 yards and 28 touchdowns in 44 games since the Browns draft pick him in 2018.

According to ESPN and the NFL Network, the Cleveland Browns and two-time Pro Bowl defender Nick Chubb have reached a $ 36.6 million (£ 26.3 million) three-year extension deal.

Chubb has run 3,557 yards in 44 games (37 starts) and 28 touchdowns in Cleveland since the Browns picked him in the second round of the 2018 draft from Georgia.

He ran 1,067 yards last season despite missing four games with an MCL sprain. He has competed in the Pro Bowl in each of the past two seasons.

In his rookie campaign, he was four yards under a thousand. He also caught 72 goals for 577 yards and two touchdowns out of bounds.

Minnesota rookie quarterback Vikings Kellen Mond tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. NFL Network Three QB teams are reported to have entered Saturday’s practice session, including starter Kirk Cousins.

His fellow defender Nate Stanley also did not participate in Saturday’s practice. NFL Network adding that Cousins ​​is “high risk close contact.”

In addition, third-year receiver Busy Johnson dropped out of the season after he tore a ligament in Friday practice. NFL Network reported.

The Vikings made a statement on the situation, but did not name specific players.

“Due to the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 protocols, several players will not participate in today’s training session at TCO Stadium,” the team said in a statement.

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