Bengals re-sign Tyler Boyd to four-year deal

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed wide receiver Tyler Boyd on Tuesday. He received a four-year, $43 million deal.

His new extension will kick in for the 2020 season. It will run through the 2024 season, which would be his age 30 season.

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd is tackled by Isaiah Oliver against the Atlanta Falcons
Tyler Boyd is tackled by Isaiah Oliver against the Atlanta Falcons (Getty Images)

Boyd is slated to make $980,000 this season. He also can make an additional $400,000 through signing and workout bonuses.

The 24-year-old Clairton, Pennsylvania was a second-round pick by the team during the 2016 NFL Draft. He spent the last three seasons with the Bengals.

He appeared in 14 games during the 2018 season, including 14 starts. He had 76 receptions for a career-best 1,028 yards and seven touchdowns.

Boyd had a breakthrough season after having his worst season of his career as a second-year player in 2017. He had a career-low 22 receptions for 225 yards and two touchdowns.

In three games this season, he had a 100 or more yards in a contest. He had a season-high nine receptions for 138 yards and a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 37-34 win on October 28th, 2018.

He also had six receptions for 132 yards and a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers on September 23rd, 2018 in a 31-21 win. The following week, he had 11 receptions for 100 yards against the Atlanta Falcons in a 37-36 win.

In his three-year career, he has 40 appearances, including to 17 starts. He had 152 receptions for 1,856 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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