Fifth-year option tracker: Decisions on Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson and all 2017 NFL Draft first-round picks

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Monday, May 4, was the deadline for NFL teams to exercise fifth-year contract options on first-round picks in the 2017 NFL Draft. Every decision has now been made.

No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett has lived up to his predraft hype with 30.5 sacks in his first three seasons. The other picks in the top five have not. It's no secret Mitchell Trubisky has been a disappointment in Chicago. To the Bears' credit, they reportedly will decline his $24.8 million option for 2021 and thus avoid overpaying him.

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On the other end of the spectrum, the Chiefs will be getting a steal by picking up Patrick Mahomes' $24.8 million 2021 option.

Cardinals linebacker Haason Reddick and Colts safety Malik Hooker were the last two players waiting to find out whether their options were picked up. Both options were declined, setting up Reddick and Hooker for free agency in 2021.

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Sporting News lists each fifth-year option decision and its cost below:

6. Jets Jamal Adams S $9.9 Exercised

Fifth-year options for 2017 first-round NFL Draft picks

Pick No.

Current team

Player

Position

Price (in millions)

Exercised/Declined

1.

Browns

Myles Garrett

DE

$15.2

Exercised

2.

Bears

Mitchell Trubisky

QB

$24.8

Declined

3.

49ers

Solomon Thomas

DL

$13.1

Declined

4.

Jaguars

Leonard Fournette

RB

$8.5

Declined

5.

Titans

Corey Davis

WR

$15.7

Declined

6.

Jets

Jamal Adams

S

$9.9

Exercised

7.

Chargers

Mike Williams

WR

$15.7

Exercised

8.

Panthers

Christian McCaffrey

RB

$8.5

Re-signed (4 years, $64 million)

9.

Bengals

John Ross

WR

$15.7

Declined

10.

Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes

QB

$24.8

Exercised

11.

Saints

Marshon Lattimore

CB

$10.2

Exercised

12.

Texans

Deshaun Watson

QB

$17.5

Exercised

13.

Cardinals

Haason Reddick

LB

$10.1

Declined

14.

Eagles

Derek Barnett

DE

$10.1

Exercised

15.

Colts

Malik Hooker

S

$6.8

Declined

16.

Ravens

Marlon Humphrey

CB

$10.2

Exercised

17.

Redskins

Jonathan Allen

DL

$8.3

Exercised

18.

Titans

Adoree' Jackson

CB

$10.2

Exercised

19.

Buccaneers

O.J. Howard

TE

$6.0

Exercised

20.

Broncos

Garett Bolles

OT

$11.1

Declined

21.

Lions

Jarrad Davis

LB

$10.1

Declined

22.

Falcons

Charles Harris

DE

$10.1

Declined

23.

Giants

Evan Engram

TE

$6.0

Exercised

24.

Texans

Gareon Conley

CB

$10.2

Declined

25.

Giants

Jabrill Peppers

S

$6.8

Exercised

26.

Falcons

Takkarist McKinley

DE

$10.1

Declined

27.

Bills

TreDavious White

CB

$10.2

Exercised

28.

None

Taco Charlton

DE

$10.1

Waived by Dolphins

29.

Browns

David Njoku

TE

$6.0

Exercised

30.

Steelers

T.J. Watt

OLB

$10.1

Exercised

31.

Redskins

Reuben Foster

LB

$10.1

Declined

32.

Saints

Ryan Ramczyk

OT

$11.1

Exercised

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