Ravens Seem Open To Working With Lamar Jackson On A New Deal

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Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland.
(Picture by Patrick Smith/Getty Photos)

 

It was a disappointing 2021 season for the Baltimore Ravens as a result of bevy of accidents they handled.

One of many gamers sidelined was quarterback Lamar Jackson who missed their final 4 video games on account of an ankle harm.

However when he was wholesome, he was enjoying at an MVP-like stage to hold the crew.

Having seen related performances during the last 4 years, the Ravens ought to be prioritizing the negotiations for his new deal.

Nonetheless, the chatter concerning these conversations isn’t as loud because the one presently occurring with Kyler Murray.

Nonetheless, Ravens normal supervisor Eric DeCosta assured {that a} new deal can be finalized, as shared by ESPN’s Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley.

Hensley stated, “Ravens GM Eric DeCosta on contract talks with Lamar Jackson: ‘I feel it takes two sides to actively put their heads collectively and get a deal labored out. We’re able to be there for Lamar at any level. When he decides that he actually needs to work on it, we can be.’”

Jackson can be enjoying the 2022 season underneath a fifth-year crew choice price $23,016,000.

Having him underneath contract for another 12 months offers them a lot time to debate an extension.

 

What Will Jackson’s New Deal Look Like?

Not like Murray, Jackson doesn’t have an agent, that means that he would be the one straight negotiating with the Ravens.

Each crew and participant can focus on the deal each time they’re prepared and with out a third-party agent which might even be detrimental at occasions.

Likewise, he doesn’t have to offer any commissions which might be a notable a part of the participant’s contract.

Due to this fact, either side might comply with a decrease quantity, provided that Jackson will get to maintain the entire cash.

But a good deal for Jackson ought to begin at $40 million yearly as a result of that’s the place Dak Prescott is at.

He deserves extra {dollars} as a result of he’s a former league MVP and has always introduced Baltimore to the playoffs apart from final season.



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