Rasher Khalil Mack Latest Updates 2022: Bears Trading Passes Rasher Khalil Mack to Chargers for Multiple Draft Picks
Rasher Khalil Mack Latest Updates: Khalil Mack is stepping down for the second time in his illustrious career.
The Chicago Bears have agreed to trade the Star Age rushers to the Los Angeles Chargers in exchange for a 2022 second-round draft pick and a sixth-rounder in 2023, NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday.
As part of the deal, Los Angeles is taking the entirety of Mack’s remaining salary: three years, $63.9 million, Rapoport said.
It’s a relatively small price to pay for a player who played at elite level in every season except his last, who was battling a leg injury that lasted just seven games and required surgery. had expired prematurely.
The pay schedule also fits with the timeline of quarterback Justin Herbert, who is entering the third year of his rookie contract in 2022 and a fifth year option will be available for the Chargers, although it is safe to expect a strike from Los Angeles. Long-term extension with earlier signal-callers.
Simply put, thanks to Herbert playing at a high level on a rookie contract, the Chargers can afford the deal.
A four-time All-Pro (three first-team selections, one second-team clearance), Mack leads West to a state he called home during his time with the then-Oakland Raiders, which earned him a Did business in Chicago in a blockbuster deal.
in 2018. Instead of returning to Northern California, Mack will pack his bags to join the Chargers team for the southern part of the state, which missed the playoffs in 2021 after demonstrating the ability to chase the title.
Los Angeles had a clear need for an edge rusher and responded with this deal, with Mack pairing up with Pro Bowl pass rusher Joe Bossa to hunt down three star passers-by at AFC West: The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes, The Raiders Derek Carr and the soon-to-be Denver Bronco, Russell Wilson.
Chicago, meanwhile, recovers some much-needed capital ahead of a draft that will be extremely important to the Bears’ future under new general manager Ryan Poles.
The end of the Mack era in Chicago comes with disappointment, as the Bears won the NFC North title in their first season with the club, but never progressed beyond the post-season wild-card round with Mack on the team.
Still, the Mack deal was worth it: He racked up 36 sacks in four seasons with the Bears, including three Pro Bowl selections, two All-Pro honors, and a runner-up finish in defensive player of the year voting. in 2018.
After a year-long injury break, Mack would like to return to the field in full recovery, wearing new colors: Powder Blue and Sunshine Gold.
Chargers loyalists will be more than happy to have him as they band together, hoping to help their promising team return in the postseason.