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Lamar Jackson is Contributing a lot to Ravens’s Perfect Start

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Lamar Jackson has proved once again that it is not going to matter who the opponent is. He competes against whatever has been put in front of him. On Sunday game against Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens’s Lamar Jackson has shown his mettle when he contributed in Baltimore’s 23-17 win. He passed for 272 yards and two touchdowns. He carried the ball 16 times for 120 yards. After beating the Miami Dolphins by 59-10 opening win, he threw five touchdown passes and posted a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3 in that contest. Lamar is showing the world that he can do a lot of damage with his legs as well.

The past record of Arizona is the worst in the league’s last seasons and Miami is looking forward for next year’s draft. These facts are driving the truth behind Jackson’s growth in the second season. It is true that Ravens are enjoying Jackson’s fast start in the season. Jackson told the reporters that his numbers against the Dolphins were not bad and these numbers are a reference to all the critics who called him a limited passer in the last season. After this big win, Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh cheerfully said that it is now running a real conundrum for opposing defenses and trying to contain Jackson in the coming weeks. The next game of Ravens is with Kanas City Chiefs on Sunday and the game coverage will be available on alternative Reddit NFL Streams.

The Ravens have appointed a perfect coach for Jackson. The coach Harbaugh is comfortably reconfiguring his offense to fit his quarterback’s skill set. Baltimore also has a creative offensive coordinator in Greg Roman, the same person who turned Colin Kaepernick into a multidimensional star in San Francisco. On Sunday, Jackson became the first player in the league history who threw for at least 270 yards and ran for 100 yards in each game.

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Aaron Rodgers Signs $150m Contract as Green Bay Packers Retain Star Quarterback

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If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, then the news that Aaron Rodgers has pledged himself to the Lambeau Field franchise for another three years will be music to your ears. The veteran quarterback has completed back-to-back NFL MVP award-winning seasons, and many may have feared that another offseason filled with ‘will-he, won’t he’ rumors were on the cards, but that’s now been neatly avoided.

38-year-old Rodgers has put pen to paper on a deal that will net him a massive $150m and makes him the best-paid player in the league. His first year will amount to $41m, the second is worth $59, and his third will work out at $49m. That may seem like a hefty sum, but Rodgers reportedly actually turned down a higher amount, knowing that doing so would free up money to improve the deals of other players (and possible newcomers to the Packers ranks).

The retention of Rodgers will, of course, offer a massive boost to Matt LaFleur’s team’s push for a Super Bowl title, and if you take a look at any odds comparison site, you’ll see that Green Bay are now at around the (+1100) mark, meaning that only the Buffalo Bills, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are ahead of them in the betting.

Rodgers has been in superb form over the past few seasons, showing that age hasn’t caught up with him, and there is certainly plenty more left in the tank. Next season will be his 18th with the Packers, and he has led his team to the playoffs in each of the past three campaigns. 

During that period, the Packers have a 39-6 record in regular-season action, which is a frightening level of consistency, and keeping such a hugely talented player at the team is something that has been widely applauded.

Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst remarked;

“We are very pleased to be able to come to an agreement with Aaron that keeps him in Green Bay,”

“His play on the field and leadership in our locker room remain vital in our pursuit of another Super Bowl title. The agreement also allows us to maintain and enhance what we feel is already a very competitive roster.”

The new deal for Rodgers has left back-up QB Jordan Love considering his options, and one imagines he may look to leave Green Bay in order to find game time elsewhere. 

On that point, comments from LaFleur suggest that they may not stand in his way, should he indeed look to find a new team;

“Jordan’s come a long way,” 

“I still think, with any young player that hasn’t gotten maybe the experience up to this point, there’s still a lot of room for growth. So I think it’s going to be an important offseason, that when he does come back, it’s making sure that his footwork is sharp, that he’s on the details of what we’re trying to accomplish on each and every play and all the concepts, really a mastery of the offense, and just the command that he has. I know he takes that to heart, and he takes it very personally, and he’ll do whatever he can to be his best.”

One thing is for sure. Trying to force your way from behind the shadow of such an accomplished player, such as Aaron Rodgers, isn’t something that can be easily achieved. Hence the likely need to move on rather than sit on the sidelines for another three years.

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