Lamar Jackson will earn $52 million per year with the Ravens, surpassing Hurts, who agreed to a $255 million deal with the Eagles, averaging $51 million per year.
Baltimore Ravens’ new quarterback Lamar Jackson on Thursday signed a five-year, $260 million contract to surpass Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts as the highest-paid player in NFL history.
Jackson, who is 26, will earn $52 million a year with the Ravens, surpassing Hurts, who on April 17 signed a deal with the Eagles to earn $255 million over the next five years, averaging $51 million. is annual.
“We have agreed to a five-year contract extension with quarterback Lamar Jackson,” the Ravens announced via their social networks.
Lamar Jackson will earn $52 million per year with the Ravens, surpassing Hurts, who agreed to a $255 million deal with the Eagles that averages $51 million per year. Associated Press
Following Jackson on the list of highest-earning players in the NFL, with $52 million, and Hurts, with 51, are Aaron Rodgers, the new quarterback for the New York Jets, who receive 50.3; Russell Wilson of the Denver Broncos scored 49.
Kyler Murray of the Arizona Cardinals received $46.1 million. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, 46; Patrick Mahomes, the most valuable player of the 2023 season and Super Bowl LVII he won with the Chiefs, 45 million; This was followed by Josh Allen of the Bills with 43; and Dak Prescott of the Cowboys, Matthew Stafford of the Rams and Daniel Jones of the Giants, each with $40 million.
Lamar Jackson came to the NFL selected in the first round of the 2028 draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He started half of the games in his rookie season.
He exploded in 2019, leading the league with 36 touchdown passes and rushing for 1,206 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns, earning him the season’s MVP designation.
Through 70 games, Lamar Jackson boasts 64 percent of his completions; Accumulates 12,209 yards, 101 ‘touchdowns’, and 38 interceptions. On the ground he adds 4,437 yards with 24 touchdowns; In addition, he has passed for 1,000 yards per carry twice.