Barkley, Jacobs unable to land extensions as deadline passes

Barkley, Jacobs unable to land extensions as deadline passes

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs and New York Giants halfback Saquon Barkley didn’t sign long-term deals before Monday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline for franchise-tagged players to ink extensions.

Dallas Cowboys rusher Tony Pollard also didn’t fetch an extension, though the team wasn’t expected to sign him to a long-term contract.

Barkley tweeted shortly after news broke that an extension wouldn’t be reached:

It is what it is

— Saquon Barkley (@saquon) July 17, 2023

The Giants and Barkley apparently almost reached an agreement on Monday. But the two sides couldn’t bridge a gap of less than $2 million in averag

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