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Isaiah Simmons agrees to rookie deal with Cardinals

Isaiah Simmons agrees to rookie deal with Cardinals


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Former Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons agreed to his rookie deal with the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.

Simmons was selected No. 8 overall by the Cardinals in April. Per Rapoport, the deal is worth $20.66 million with a signing bonus of $12.58 million.

He was a first-team All-American and Butkus Award winner as a junior last season, tallying team-bests in tackles (107), tackles for loss (16), sacks (8) and pass breakups (10).

Simmons and Cardinals rookies are set to report to training camp on Tuesday.

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