Packers add security Xavier McKinney on four-year, $68M contract

Packers add security Xavier McKinney on four-year, $68M contract

Packers add security Xavier McKinney on four-year, $68M contract


How the Packers landed Xavier McKinney (1:58)

Adam Schefter stories on security Xavier McKinney signing a 4-year cope with the Inexperienced Bay Packers. (1:58)

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Mar 11, 2024, 04:08 PM ET

Free agent security Xavier McKinney is signing a four-year, $68 million cope with the Green Bay Packers, agent David Mulugheta informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

McKinney’s addition comes because the Packers earlier on Monday misplaced security Darnell Savage, who agreed to a three-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, a supply confirmed to ESPN.

Security was maybe the largest offseason precedence for the Packers, who’re beginning contemporary on protection with new coordinator Jeff Hafley.

Two different safeties who performed important snaps final season, Jonathan Owens and Rudy Ford, are also free brokers. That left Anthony Johnson Jr., a rookie final season, as the one returning security below contract.

Versatile McKinney, who has been used extensively as a deep security and within the field, was a defensive captain who logged 100% of the New York Giants‘ defensive snaps this previous season. He completed with a career-high 116 complete tackles, 3 interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries.

An early second-round draft choose, McKinney, 24, missed most of his 2020 rookie season with a foot damage. He additionally missed eight video games in 2022 after an ATV accident in Cabo throughout the crew’s bye week.

Total, McKinney has appeared in 49 video games over his first 4 NFL seasons. He has 279 profession tackles, 9 interceptions and a pair of compelled fumbles.

ESPN’s Rob Demovsky and Jordan Raanan contributed to this report.

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