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Lamar Jackson says he expects to play for the Ravens for the rest of his career

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Baltimore Ravens star guard Lamar Jackson returned to the facility for this week’s mandatory mini-camp, which brought some relief to fans as his contract situation is a big concern for everyone. The former NFL MVP is entering the final year of his rookie contract and there has reportedly been little progress in renewal talks. However, on Thursday, Jackson revealed that he was in contract negotiations with the Ravens this week. on Pro Football Talk.

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Jackson was also directly asked if he intended to play in Baltimore for the rest of his career. He didn’t blink in response.

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“I’m looking forward to it. Yes, I think” Jackson replied.

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Something that could either delay or delay Jackson’s renewal in the near future is a contract rival QB signed earlier this offseason. Cleveland Browns won the Deshawn Watson lottery and handed over to the signalman $230 million fully guaranteed five-year deal. While Watson is the second highest paid QB in terms of AAV, for a capthe total guaranteed amount of $230 million broke the record.

When asked how Watson’s deal would affect his own, Jackson replied that it would not.

‚ÄúNothing at all. I am on my own. I don’t care what these guys did,” Jackson said. via ESPN.

According to the estimated market value of SpotracJackson could sign a five-year, $220,490,205 contract. This hypothetical $44 million AAV would have ranked fourth among quarterbacks behind Patrick Mahomes, Watson and Aaron Rodgers. Jackson ends the toughest campaign of his career as he missed five games with an ankle injury. However, he has already proven himself to be the franchise’s quarterback, as the Ravens have made the playoffs in every campaign where he has played at least 15 games.




Source: www.cbssports.com

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