Yannick Ngakoue seems pretty committed to not playing for the Jaguars in 2021. This means whoever trades for him is likely going to be trading for him with all intent to sign him to an extension. While Ngakoue doesn’t have a claim to be paid as the highest pass rusher in the NFL, the area in which he can work in just increased heavily.
Currently, he is making around 17.8 million dollars on his franchise tag with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Before Myles’ extension, this seemed like a reasonable area for him to sign his extension at with whatever team he lands, considering the highest pass rusher at the time was making 23.5 million. With the increased room, Ngakoue should be demanding at least 20 million dollars from whatever team trades from him.
Ngakoue is going to be only 25 this season, so whoever signs him to his extension is going to get the whole bulk of his prime. If he is able to wait out for Joey Bosa to sign his extension, he could see himself making even more money in his extension. A combination of age and talent, Ngakoue is a slam dunk acquisition for any team that gets him on an extension.