Terms of first-round pick Justin Blackmon's deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars lineup lineup with his slot as the fifth pick. Blackmon signed a four-year, $18.5 million contract with the team. Because of the delay in getting his deal done, the rookie wide receiver will not put on pads for a few days and will miss the preseason opener against the New York Giants.
turns out the blackmon deal is $18.5, not $19.5. and he can't put on pads till 4th day so will miss giants' game.— Vito Stellino(@vitostellino) August 6, 2012
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals, last year's fifth pick, signed a four-year deal worth $18.43 million.
He is expected to report to training camp on Tuesday.
The Jaguars had reportedly been seeking some protections in the deal follow Blackmon's offseason arrest in Oklahoma for driving while intoxicated. There are no further details pertaining to his contract at this time.
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