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Lamar Jackson Rumors: New Ravens Contract 'Might Not Get Done' Before Week 1

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson reportedly may enter the 2022 season without a contract extension in place.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Friday on Get Up that a "gap" still exists between Jackson, who's entering the final season of his rookie contract, and the Ravens in talks about a new deal.

"The people I'm talking to believe this very well might not get done by Week 1, because there's a gap in the pay of guaranteed money and the structure of a contract," Fowler said. "Lamar Jackson wants very strong guarantees, and he's got the blueprint with Deshaun Watson and the fully guaranteed deal he got of $230 million [from the Cleveland Browns].