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McCartney did not disclose the terms, but a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Engram’s contract is worth $41.25 million with $24 million fully guaranteed.
Engram received the franchise tag ($11.345 million) from the Jaguars earlier this season and had until Monday at 4 p.m. ET to agree to a long-term contract.
Along with Engram’s deal, three franchise players had yet to agree to long-term contracts before Monday’s deadline: Saquon Barkley of the Giants, Tony Pollard of the Dallas Cowboys and Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders.
Engram, 28, had career records in catches (73) and receiving yards (766) last season along with four touchdowns. In Jaguars franchise history, they broke the marks set by Kyle Brady in 2000 for the most catches and receiving yards by a tight end in a season.
Engram is the fourth tight end in Jaguars franchise history to surpass 50 catches in a season and the second to surpass 60.
The Giants drafted Engram 23rd overall in 2017, and he caught 262 passes for 2,828 yards and 16 touchdowns in five seasons with New York. He said he wanted a fresh start and that signing with the Jaguars last offseason would give him a chance to put up some good numbers in coach Doug Pederson’s tight-end-friendly offense.
ESPN’s Michael DiRocco contributed to this report.