Daron Payne RUMORS & NEWS

  • Daron Payne contract creates more than $9.4 million in 2023 cap space

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders could have signed defensive tackle Daron Payne to a long-term deal before applying the franchise tag. They could have signed him to a long-term deal on or before July 15. Instead, they signed him to a long-term deal today. The contract creates $9.427 million..." March 13

  • Commanders signing DT Daron Payne to four-year, $90 million contract

    NFL.com "Commanders defensive tackle Daron Payne was the first player to be franchise tagged in 2023, and he's now the first of that group to come to a new deal. Washington is signing Payne to a four-year, $90 million contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported..." March 12

  • Commanders placing franchise tag on DT Daron Payne

    ESPN "The Washington Commanders placed the franchise tag on defensive tackle Daron Payne on Tuesday, making Payne the first player to receive the tag this offseason, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. If Payne plays on the franchise tag, he is projected to receive..." February 28

  • Commanders Likely To Use Franchise Tag On DT Daron Payne

    Sportsnaut "Washington Commanders Pro Bowl defensive tackle Daron Payne was slated to become one of the biggest fishes to hit NFL free agency in less than a month. That’s now highly unlikely to happen. According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, there’s a 99.9% chance..." February 22

  • Commanders Want To Re-Sign DL Daron Payne

    Pro Football Rumors "It sounds like the Commanders want to re-sign defensive lineman Daron Payne. General manager Martin Mayhew didn’t mince words when discussing the impending free agent. “Daron is an important part of what we’re doing,” Mayhew said (via..." January 11

  • Daron Payne: I’m capitalizing on my opportunities to get to the quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders were clinging to a 19-13 lead with the Falcons closing in on the end zone late in last Sunday’s game when defensive tackle Daron Payne came up with a big play. Payne batted Marcus Mariota‘s pass into the air and cornerback Kendall..." December 01

  • Inside Daron Payne’s contract-year breakout, with the DT market set to explode

    The Athletic "The origins of Daron Payne’s best NFL season were far removed from the spotlight. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, the Washington Commanders’ defensive tackle focused on agility drills in his native Alabama this past offseason with instructors..." December 01