Isaiah Simmons agrees to rookie deal with Cardinals


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Isaiah Simmons agrees to rookie deal with Cardinals

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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