Justin Blackmon DUI: Jaguars Receiver Will Get Smaller Signing Bonus, Less Guaranteed Money In Rookie Contract

Justin Blackmon's Monday morning arrest for a DUI in Stillwater, Ok., is going to the cost him some money. Beyond the legal fees and any potential suspensions, the fifth overall pick could see his off-field troubles reflected in his rookie contract.

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Jacksonville Jaguars are likely to give their rookie wide receiver a smaller, deferred signing bonus as well as less guaranteed money.

Blackmon's DUI arrest was his second in a 20-month span. The first one occurred before he turned 21, the legal drinking age. The receiver had a blood alcohol level of .24, three times the legal limit of .08, during his most recent arrest.

He plead not guilty to the charge, and has a hearing scheduled for July 24. There was talk of a financial impact to his rookie contract earlier on Monday. Schefter's most recent update would appear to confirm that.

For more updates on Justin Blackmon's status, stay tuned to this StoryStream. For more on the Jacksonville Jaguars, visit Big Cat Country.

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