Derek Carr congratulates Lamar Jackson on his massive contract extension

This is cool to see: the Baltimore Ravens reached an agreement with Lamar Jackson on a five-year contract extension valued at $260 million, which is drawing a range of reactions from around the NFL world. And New Orleans Saints quarterback Derek Carr couldn’t be happier for him.

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Carr offered his congratulations on social media to the 2019 league MVP, saying Jackson is worth “every single penny” from his Twitter account. He and Jackson met occasionally while competing in the crowded AFC, though it may take some time before they cross paths again.

At any rate, it’s clear that Carr is paying close attention to goings-on around the league. With the 2023 NFL draft kicking off in just a few hours, more congratulations will be in order — especially to his new teammates turning pro in the days ahead.


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Story originally appeared on Saints Wire