Scherff will obtain $18.03 million within the 2021 season — a 20% enhance over final season. However Washington nonetheless hopes to signal him to a long-term deal. It has till July 15 to take action, and a supply described talks as far as amicable.
Scherff, who turned 29 in December, performed on the franchise tag final season, incomes $15.03 million. He additionally turned the primary Washington participant to be named first crew All-Professional since punter Matt Turk in 1996. Scherff has made 4 Professional Bowls, together with the previous two.
Coaches preferred how Scherff performed inside, but additionally how effectively he blocked on the transfer within the display screen sport.
However accidents even have been a problem. Scherff hasn’t performed all 16 video games since 2016 and has missed a mixed 18 video games the previous 4 years. He ended up on injured reserve in 2017 and ’18.
Washington chosen Scherff with the fifth general choose within the 2015 draft, meaning to attempt him at proper sort out first. However Washington moved him to proper guard early in his first camp and began Morgan Moses at sort out, creating a powerful tandem on the appropriate facet.
Whereas at Iowa, Scherff was named the Outland Trophy winner in 2014 because the nation’s finest offensive lineman.