Ravens, Lamar Jackson comply with 5-year contract extension

Lamar Jackson is staying in Baltimore.

The 2019 NFL MVP and the Baltimore Ravens have agreed in precept to a five-year contract extension.

The Ravens and Jackson have not seen eye to eye not too long ago, and Jackson requested a commerce in March after the edges had been unable to comply with a long-term deal.

Lamar Jackson looks to throw

Quarterback Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens throws a move towards the Miami Dolphins at M and T Financial institution Stadium Sept. 18, 2022, in Baltimore. (Rob Carr/Getty Photos)

Baltimore in the end gave Jackson the franchise tag, which allowed different groups to make provides for Jackson, which the Ravens had the chance to match. If not, that workforce would purchase Jackson on their deal and would have needed to ship the Ravens two first-round picks.

“, for the previous few months, there’s been a variety of he said-she mentioned, a variety of nail-biting, a variety of head-scratching happening,” Jackson mentioned in a video tweeted by the Ravens saying the deal. “However for the following 5 years, it is a lock of flock happening! Let’s go child. Let’s go! Let’s go, man. Cannot wait to be there. Cannot wait to mild up M&T Subject for the following 5 years, man. Let’s get it.”

Lamar Jackson runs

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs the ball throughout the first half of a recreation towards the Jacksonville Jaguars Nov. 27, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Alokito Mymensingh 24 Photograph/John Raoux)

Jackson is 45-16 in his profession after being the thirty second decide of the 2018 NFL Draft. The 2-time Professional Bowler has thrown for 12,209 yards and ran for one more 4,437. He is ran for twenty-four touchdowns whereas throwing for 101. 

His 36 touchdowns in his MVP season led the NFL that yr.

Lamar Jackson warms up

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throughout a recreation towards the Jacksonville Jaguars Nov. 27, 2022, at TIAA Financial institution Subject in Jacksonville, Fla. (David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Photos)

The phrases of the deal haven’t been disclosed, however NFL Community reviews he’s now the highest-paid participant within the NFL after Jalen Hurts signed a $255 million cope with the Philadelphia Eagles

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Peter Johnson