FLORIO: Lamar Jackson making big mistake by delaying extension talks

Sep 13, 2021

Per Mike Florio: It sounds good, but it’s not. If Jackson’s focus on football has kept him from focusing on his contract, then he should have an agent. As he starts his fourth NFL season, it’s critical that he push the injury risk to the team by getting long-term security. Given his playing style, it’s even more important for him than it is for other quarterbacks.

What if he suffers an injury tonight? What if it’s a major injury? The notion that player and team have decided to put a pin in the conversations helps the team. Not the player.

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