Munich – The Baltimore Ravens training camp has started and quarterback Lamar Jackson is still without a new contract. As of now, the 25-year-old is entering his last year of contract.
But why are the talks between the 2019 MVP and the Ravens dragging on so long, even though both sides have repeatedly emphasized that they would like to continue working together? The answer is simple: Lamar Jackson does not have a classic agent who discusses contract details with the club. The quarterback represents himself, supported by his mother.
However, with Jackson spending a lot of time on the pitch to get in shape for the upcoming season, talks with the franchise have recently fallen by the wayside.
Head Coach Harbaugh remains optimistic
Head coach John Harbaugh confirmed this at a press conference: “I can talk to both sides and both sides are very motivated to do the job. So I have the feeling that that’s the state of the art. But Lamar trains the whole thing Tag, so it’s not like they negotiate all day like they would in a normal situation. That’s part of the deal.”
Nevertheless, an extension with Lamar Jackson, preferably before the start of the season, is a top priority for the Ravens.
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