Lamar Jackson, Ravens Fail To Come To Terms On New Deal

Jackson is in the final year of his rookie contract


September 9, 2022

Lamar Jackson will play the 2022 NFL season without a new deal from the Ravens.

Baltimore on Friday announced it did not come to terms on a contract extension with its quarterback and will continue talks in the offseason.

“Despite best efforts on both sides, we were unable to reach a contract extension with Lamar Jackson,” Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta said in a statement, per the team. “We greatly appreciate how he has handled this process and we are excited about our team with Lamar leading the way. We will continue to work towards a long-term contract after the season. but for now we are looking forward to a successful 2022 campaign.”

Jackson is in the last year of his rookie contract.

The news comes after the QB set a deadline of Friday to get an extension done in order to avoid talks during the season.

Jackson stirred the pot in August when he “liked” a tweet from a fan that had him photoshopped in a Dolphins’ jersey pleading him to come play in Miami, and also claimed the Ravens did not offer him a deal worth $250 million guaranteed.

What we know now is that Jackson will play out the final year of his deal in a Ravens uniform. After that, though, it’s unclear what his future holds.

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