lamar jackson On Monday, we added another interesting twist to his contract story.
The Baltimore Ravens star quarterback joined the conversation on Twitter when someone asked why the team hadn’t yet provided Jackson with a full $250 million guarantee. When another Twitter user said Jackson wanted more and the Ravens “already provide it,” Jackson responded.
“No, they didn’t” Jackson wrote on twitter.
Jackson’s response is consistent with a report made by FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer on Aug. 22. The Ravens offered Jackson more money than his Cardinals Pro Bowl quarterback Kyler Murray ($230.5 million), but Jackson wanted a fully-guaranteed deal, so the offer declined. , Glaser reported.
“This is a really big, tough fight because Lamar Jackson represents himself,” Glazer said. “When you have to go over there, it’s very difficult [to the front office] Then try to negotiate. “
Jackson is reportedly looking to make more money than Murray on top of a fully insured contract.
The days fly by until Jackson’s self-imposed deadline to stop negotiating a new contract. Jackson said he plans to end his contract negotiations if an agreement is not reached by the start of the regular season.
When asked by reporters on Aug. 13 if there was a deadline to reach an agreement, Jackson said, “Yeah, we’re getting close to it.” will do well towards
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Jackson didn’t always specify an exact date for the cutoff. The preseason ended over the weekend, but the Ravens won’t play their first game of the regular season until Sept. 11 when they face the Jets. The team will start his season week as the first regular on Tuesday, September 6th.
Jackson is in the final season of a five-year rookie contract and is expected to earn approximately $23 million in 2022.
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