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Raiders reward Renfrow with $32 million extension

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Las Vegas Raiders re-signed wide receiver Hunter Renfrow on Friday. He received a two-year extension.

The contract can be worth $32 million. He will receive $21 million in guaranteed money.

Hunter Renfrow runs with the football after making a reception against the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by the Las Vegas Raiders & Hunter Renfrow/Instagram)

Renfrow received $9 million at signing.

His new contract will kick in with the 2023 season. This is a nice raise from the $2.54 million that he will make in the final year of his rookie contract in 2022.

The undersized slot receiver had a career-high 103 receptions last season. However, with the acquisition of Davante Adams in the off-season, it is unlikely that Renfrow will continue with that productivity.

He had nearly 50 receptions more than the second-leading receiver. Darren Waller — who played in just 11 games — had 55 receptions.

Renfrow also led the Raiders with 1,038 yards. He had 373 more yards than Waller.

In contrast, Adams — who is considered the best receiver in the game — had 1,553 yards with the Green Bay Packers.

With Adams and a healthy Waller — who was mentioned in a potential trade to the Packers in the off-season— Renfrow will likely be the third-best receiver on the team. This is, of course, barring significant injuries to both Adams and Waller.

Despite the potential lack of receptions, as he may drop to 50-70 receptions, the Raiders rewarded Renfrow. They will see him as part of their future.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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