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For the time being, Lamar Jackson is working as his own agent. Although the former MVP did not confirm that will remain the case during extension talks, he currently stands to play the lead role in his negotiations. The fourth-year Ravens passer addressed his status Wednesday. © Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports Lamar Jackson is under contract through 2022.
John Harbaugh said earlier this offseason a Jackson extension would commence either this year or next. Because the Ravens picked up Jackson’s fifth-year option, he is under contract through 2022. His timetable still appears fluid.
“I’m not really worried about if it gets done this year or next year,” Jackson said, via the Ravens' Twitter account. “We’re going to see. We don’t know yet.”
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Jackson’s rookie deal calls for a $1.77M base salary this season. The 24-year-old superstar confirmed he and GM Eric DeCosta began to discuss his second contract earlier this year. Dak Prescott‘s four-year, $160M extension figures to be a key benchmark in Jackson’s talks, just as Deshaun Watson‘s four-year, $156M pact factored into Prescott’s down-to-the-wire negotiations. Patrick Mahomes‘ $45M-AAV deal — a 10-year re-up — continues to look like an outlier.
Prescott opted to maximize his value, not agreeing to his extension until the franchise-tag deadline ahead of his sixth season. The rest of the recent QB draftees to sign lucrative extensions — Mahomes, Watson, Carson Wentz, Jared Goff — opted to lock in big money earlier. Each agreed to deals ahead of their fourth seasons. Jackson and Josh Allen are on the same timetable; Baker Mayfield factors into this picture as well, but the Browns are not believed to have talked an extension yet. Each 2018 first-rounder has become extension-eligible at an interesting time for the quarterback position.
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This offseason has brought tremendous QB movement. Five 2020 starters have been traded thus far this year; Watson and Aaron Rodgers are eager to join the carousel. Jackson, however, is not presently interested in exploring his options beyond Maryland.
“I would love to be here forever,” Jackson said. “I love Baltimore. I love the whole organization. I love everybody in the building. Hopefully, we’ll be making something happen pretty soon whenever.”
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The most compelling game from each week of the 2021 NFL schedule
The release of the 2021 NFL schedule brings plenty of anticipation for NFL fans. These are the games we're most looking for to over the 18-week regular season.
Week 1: Seahawks at Colts
An intriguing Week 1 slate includes Carson Wentz's Colts debut with a very formidable opponent in Seattle. The Seahawks claimed the NFC West at 12-4 last season, but still opened as slight underdogs.
Week 2: Chiefs at Ravens
The matchup between Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson has been touted over the last two years, with the Chiefs owning the 2-0 advantage. Most recently, the Chiefs blew out the Ravens in Baltimore 34-20 in Week 3 last year, but John Harbaugh's team will certainly have some adjustments.
Week 3: Buccaneers at Rams
Tampa Bay fell to the Rams in Week 11 last season before getting their footing late in the year. The Rams added Matthew Stafford in the offseason, and are hoping to knock the Bucs off their perch in what could be an NFC Championship Game preview.
Week 5: Bills at Chiefs
The Bills were no match for the Chiefs in last year's AFC Championship, but they will get another shot in Week 5. Entering the season, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen are two of the favorites for NFL MVP, and for good reason.
Week 6: Seahawks at Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger could be entering his final NFL season regardless of whether the Steelers are able to right the ship after last year's late-season struggles, and will get a tough matchup when they host Russell Wilson's Seahawks. It's a rare interconference showdown between two of the most successful NFL franchises of the last decade.
Week 7: Colts at 49ers
The Colts and 49ers are two teams with major playoff aspirations and potentially both with former North Dakota State quarterbacks by Week 7. Indianapolis features Carson Wentz in 2021, while San Francisco could potentially turn to rookie Trey Lance if Jimmy Garoppolo doesn't produce early in the year. It would be a rare opportunity for the alums to go head-to-head.
Week 8: Cowboys at Vikings
Fans of great offensive talent will have a lot to watch in Week 8 when the Cowboys and Vikings meet. Both teams are loaded at the offensive skill positions, with Dallas featuring Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, and CeeDee Lamb, while the Vikings can also hold their own with Dalvin Cook, Adam Thielen, and Justin Jefferson. Dallas and Minnesota are both hoping for rebound seasons after a disappointing 2020.
Week 9: Packers at Chiefs
Assuming Aaron Rodgers and the Packers mend their relationship, he will get to face the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes for the first time. The two teams squared off in 2019 when Mahomes was out with a knee injury. The game will be a coup for NFL fans and State Farm.
Week 11: Cowboys at Chiefs
Fans of scoring should see their fair share when the Cowboys and Chiefs square off in Week 11. Kansas City has been an elite offense since Mahomes' arrival in 2018, while Dallas looked like an elite offense when Dak Prescott was healthy early last season.
Week 12: Browns at Ravens
The Browns vs. Ravens matchup is quickly becoming a legitimate AFC North rivalry, with both teams having a realistic shot to win the division. The teams played one of the most memorable games of the 2020 season when Lamar Jackson returned from the locker room late to help the Ravens win 47-42 at Cleveland in Week 14.
Week 13: Chargers at Bengals
First-round quarterbacks are often graded with the other quarterbacks in their draft class. After one year, Justin Herbert looked like the gold standard of the 2020 quarterback class, but first overall pick Joe Burrow also impressed before suffering a knee injury. The two young signal callers will get a chance to face off in Week 13.
Week 14: Bills at Buccaneers
Just a few years ago it would have seemed laughable, but now the Bills vs. Bucs matchup has a realistic chance to be a Super Bowl preview. Josh Allen has emerged as one of the top young quarterbacks in the league, while Tom Brady is still going strong in his mid-40's.
Week 15: Packers at Ravens
Green Bay is really getting a rough go with AFC opponents in 2021, and their late-season visit to Baltimore poses another big challenge. The two teams have Super Bowl aspirations, with Aaron Rodgers facing Lamar Jackson.
Week 17: Browns at Steelers
Browns vs. Steelers remains one of the NFL's most storied rivalries, and the AFC North foes could be eyeing a division title in Week 17. Cleveland is hopeful the game is more of a passing of the baton in the division, with Ben Roethlisberger potentially playing in the rivalry for the final time.
Week 18: 49ers at Rams
The NFC West has regularly been one of the most competitive divisions in the NFL recently, and there's a good chance the 49ers and Rams will be playing for the title in Week 18. Both teams are also hoping to get back to the Super Bowl after the Rams advanced three years ago and the 49ers narrowly lost to the Chiefs two seasons ago.
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