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Marlon Humphrey is awarded a Mega Contract by the Baltimore Ravens. He becomes the second highest paid cornerback in the NFL.
Marlon Humphrey has developed into a key player in defense at the Baltimore Ravens.
The franchise has now equipped him with a mega contract. The contract is for five years and $ 98.75 million, as reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN .
Humphrey becomes the second highest paid cornerback in the NFL. Averaging $ 19.75 million per season, he's just behind Jalen Ramsey of the Los Angeles Rams ($ 20 million per season). Test
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Belichick is absolutely right that Wilson does not get the credit he deserves from most fans and media. Too often, Mr. Unlimited is left out of conversations about the best quarterback in the NFL."Honestly, I think he’s in a way underrated by the media or the fans, I don’t know," Belichick said. "But I don’t really see anybody better than this player.
"Marlon is the type of player we want in Baltimore," said Ravens CEO Eric DeCosta. "In addition to his obvious cornerback talents, he is a passionate fighter who yearns for wins. Marlon is a constant in our team and we are delighted that he will stay with us for seven seasons," said DeCosta. The deal holds the all-pro cornerback in Baltimore through the 2026 season.
Humphrey has been the Ravens' best defensive playmaker for the past three seasons. Since his NFL debut in 2017, he has been the only NFL player alongside Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore to have defended at least 40 passes and scored eight interceptions, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
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