TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have stability at left tackle for the next few years.
They re-signed left tackle D.J. Humphries to a three-year deal worth up to $45 million with $29 million guaranteed. The deal, which was first reported by NFL Network, includes $30 million that will be committed during the first two years, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Humphries, who’s coming off the fifth and final season of his rookie deal, was the Cardinals’ first-round pick in 2015, going 24th overall.
He didn’t play a snap his rookie season, battling a perception by former coach Bruce Arians, who drafted Humphries, that he was immature an lazy. Humphries has battled injuries throughout his career.
This past season was his first playing all 16 games. He had played double-digit games in just one other — 2016.
Humphries made $9.63 million last year in his option season.