The Arizona Cardinals have officially signed all of their 2022 NFL Draft rookies.
As the Arizona Cardinals embark on their preparation for the 2022 season, they won’t have to worry about any of their rookies for the next few years. With Arizona Cardinals defensive end Cameron Thomas becoming the latest Cardinal to ink his first NFL contract, the draft class is complete.
Below are the Arizona Cardinals’ contract details, courtesy of SpoTrac
Arizona Cardinals 2022 rookie draft class contracts
Trey McBride inked a 4-year, 6.29 Million dollar contract with the Cardinals on May 17th. His four-year breakdown consists of a low-to-high salary starting around 700K in 2022 and increasing up to $1.5M in 2025.
McBride will carry a signing bonus of $440K each year, and his cap hit doesn’t exceed $2.04M. McBride also took home $2.75M upon signing his contract and is slated to become a free agent in 2026 (barring a fifth-year option extension).
What Number Will Trey McBride wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
McBride will wear number 85. That originally was Rondale Moore’s number, but the NFL relaxed its jersey number rule, and Moore switched it to his college number of four (4).
It was last worn by Antoine Wesley (2021, now wearing Christian Kirk’s #13), Dan Arnold (2020), and Charles Clay (2019)
Cameron Thomas was the last of the Arizona Cardinals rookies to sign, signing on May 25th. Thomas’ contract is for four years and $5.14M. His salary starts at $705K and gradually increases up to $1.45M in 2025.
Thomas will get a yearly roster bonus from 2022 to 2025 of $230.3K. However, his cap hit will increase from $935K up to $1.6M by the end of his contract.
What number will Cam Thomas wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Thomas will wear number 97, which Jordan Phillips and Zach Allen previously wore.
Myjai Sanders signed his rookie deal on May 18th for four years, $5.04M. His rookie salary starts at $705K and increases up to $1.39M by 2025. In addition, Sanders will get a roster bonus of $212K each year through 2025, and his cap hit will not exceed $1.6M at the highest.
What number will Myjai Sanders wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Sanders will wear number 41, which was last notably worn by Kenyan Drake.
Keontay Ingram signed his contract way back on May 12th. Ingram’s salary starts at $705K and gradually increases up to $1.1M by 2025. Ingram’s roster bonus is $42.5K, and his cap hit doesn’t exceed $1.1M.
What number will Keontay Ingram wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Ingram will wear number 30, most notably worn last by Stepfan Taylor.
Lecitus Smith’s contract is for four years, $3.79M, with a base salary that starts at $738K and increases to 1.13M. A bonus of $132K was given to him upon signing.
What number will Lecitus Smith wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Number 54, the same he wore in college at Virginia Tech, and was last worn by Cassius Marsh.
Jesse Luketa also signed his contract on May 12th for four years, $3.73M. A base salary of 705K will increase up to $1.1M in 2025. A meager bonus of $19K will also apply each of the four years, and his cap hit doesn’t exceed $1.1M.
What number will Jesse Luketa wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Luketa will wear number 43, most notably worn last by Haason Reddick.
Marquis Hayes signed his contract on May 17th, and it’s the exact same as Luketa’s in terms of details.
What number will Marquis Hayes wear for the Arizona Cardinals?
Hayes will wear number 78, most notably worn last by Earl Watford.