BALTIMORE. Von Miller wants to beat Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on Sunday, but the Buffalo Bills pass rusher thinks Jackson deserves a big win off the field.

Miller said Jackson earned a record-breaking contract extension because he’s doing everything he can to win games.

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“And that’s why he should be the highest paid player in the NFL, and that’s why he should have the biggest contract of any quarterback,” Miller said. “He did everything possible to be in a great position. for this.”

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Miller and Jackson clashed at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday (13:00 ET, CBS) in one of Week 4’s most important games.

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Jackson is playing his fifth year option after he turned down the Ravens’ offers to extend before the start of the regular season. The parties suspended negotiations on the contract until the end of the season.

By betting on himself, Jackson is ready for a historic start. According to research by Sportzshala Stats & Information, he became the first player since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger to finish in the top five in both touchdowns and yards during the first three weeks of the season. Jackson leads the league with 10 touchdown passes and is fifth with 243 yards.

“Lamar is as dynamic as can be,” Miller said. “Early in his career, they tried to say that he was just a runner. He has done nothing but prove that he is the complete package.”

Jackson dismissed what league sources told Sportzshala’s Adam Schefter about an offer worth about $250 million. Sources told Sportzshala’s Chris Mortensen that Baltimore has offered a six-year deal that is expected to pay Jackson a higher average salary and more guaranteed money than deals signed this summer by Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray ($46.1 million a season). , guaranteed $189.5 million) and Broncos defenseman Russell Wilson. ($48.5 million per season, $161 million guaranteed).

But Jackson wanted a fully guaranteed deal similar to Deshawn Watson’s $230 million fully guaranteed contract, the sources told Schefter.

Without an extension, Jackson will have no guaranteed money other than his base salary of $23.016 million for this season.

“Trust me, it’s a tough situation to be in [and] not have anything promised, and you go out on the field and become one of the fastest and most dynamic players in the world, and everyone is hunting for you, ”Miller said. “I take my hat off to him. He handled it with respect. He really put it aside and didn’t distract his teammates. He did everything right. ”

Jackson became the first player in NFL history to record consecutive games with at least three touchdown passes and a 100-yard rush. He ranks first in the league in passer rating (119) and throwing average (9.35 yards per carry).

Asked if he’s ever played better than he does now, Jackson replied, “I don’t know. It’s too early now. Only three games.

Jackson said he appreciates the praise but tries to block it.

“I play ball—that’s all,” Jackson said. “I don’t get involved in this because they just said what they said. I still crave it, from the start of the season.”