Where does Josh Allen’s average salary rank among QBs after Lamar Jackson extension?

The Baltimore Ravens signed quarterback Lamar Jackson to a massive contract extension, making him the highest-paid player in the NFL.

With Jackson resetting the market for players in the league, here’s where the deal Josh Allen signed with the Buffalo Bills back in August 2021 now ranks in average salary per year amongst quarterbacks:

T-9. Matthew Stafford

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Team: Los Angeles Rams.

AAV: $40 million (Four-year, $160M contract).

T-9. Dak Prescott

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Team: Dallas Cowboys

AAV: $40 million (Four-year, $160M contract)

T-9. Daniel Jones

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Team: New York Giants.

AAV: $40 million (Four-year, $160M contract).

8. Josh Allen

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Team: Buffalo Bills.

AAV: $43 million (Six-year, $258M deal).

7. Patrick Mahomes

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Team: Kansas City Chiefs.

AAV: $45 million (10-year, $450M deal).

6. Deshaun Watson

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Team: Cleveland Browns.

AAV: $46 million (5-year, $230M deal).

5. Kyler Murray

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Team: Arizona Cardinals.

AAV: $46.1 million (5-year, $230.5M deal).

4. Russell Wilson

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Team: Denver Broncos.

AAV: $49 million (5-year, $245M deal).

3. Aaron Rodgers

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Team: Green Bay Packers.

AAV: $50.27 million (5-year, $150.815M deal).

2. Jalen Hurts

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Team: Philadelphia Eagles.

AAV: $51 million (5-year, $255M deal).

1. Lamar Jackson

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Team: Baltimore Ravens.

AAV: $52 million

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Story originally appeared on Bills Wire