Ravens Release Statement Saying They Did Not Come To Agreement On Long Term Contract With Lamar Jackson

The Baltimore Ravens and Lamar Jackson failed to meet the deadline on a contract extension and the MVP quarterback will play on his final year of his deal.

The Ravens released this statement:

“Despite best efforts on both sides, we were unable to reach a contract extension with Lamar Jackson. 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.”

The statement was from the team’s general manager Eric DeCosta.