Lamar Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers GM shares team’s view on Lamar Jackson

    The Comeback "It’s very clear that the Carolina Panthers are in need of a quarterback. And after the team traded up in the upcoming 2023 Draft to secure the No. 1 overall pick from the Chicago Bears, it’s become pretty clear that they intend to choose a quarterback with that pick. But that..." March 20

  • Fair or not, Ravens appear hamstrung by Lamar Jackson contract stalemate

    The Athletic "It’s been five days since Lamar Jackson was allowed to field contract offers, and not yet has a team come to the forefront. Very little gets out of Jackson’s small inner circle, so the level of interest the quarterback has generated from potential suitors is hard to..." March 20

  • Will the Patriots pursue Lamar Jackson?

    Pro Football Talk "More than four days into free agency, no potential suitor has conclusively been linked to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Could the Patriots eventually make a run at him? Former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich recently lobbied for his former team to make the..." March 19

  • Lamar Jackson teases upcoming interview of . . . Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Three days ago, Aaron Rodgers harnessed the power of YouTube to spread his word about his intention to leave the Packers and play for the Jets. Soon, Lamar Jackson will be using YouTube for his own purposes. Jackson has teased on social media an exclusive interview..." March 19

  • Signing of Jacoby Brissett likely takes Commanders out of play for Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders have added veteran quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Given the presence of second-year QB1 (for now) Sam Howell, the move presumably takes them out of play for Lamar Jackson. Brissett’s one-year deal includes a $4.5 million signing bonus and a $3 million,..." March 16

  • Lamar Jackson is now free to talk to other teams

    Pro Football Talk "With the new league year beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is a free agent, with a large asterisk. As a player subject to the non-exclusive franchise tag, Jackson can speak to any teams that possess their original first-round picks for 2023 and..." March 15

  • Ravens have spoken with handful of free agent QBs amid Lamar Jackson saga

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Ravens are taking an interesting approach to the free agent market as uncertainty lingers over the future of quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Ravens had discussions with both Baker Mayfield and Jacoby Brissett before they ultimately signed elsewhere, according to Jeremy..." March 15

  • Lamar Jackson’s market remains unclear with new league year set to begin

    The Athletic "At 4 p.m. ET Wednesday, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is finally allowed to field overtures and contract offers from other teams. The question, and it feels even more legitimate now than it did when the Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on the..." March 15

  • Lamar blasts report that he turned down $200M guaranteed from Ravens

    The Score "Lamar Jackson denied a resurfaced report stating that he turned down a contract offer from the Baltimore Ravens that included $200 million guaranteed, suggesting in a tweet that the proposed deal only guaranteed $133 million for three years. The quarterback rejected the offer last..." March 14

  • Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is asking what his peers haven’t. That’s the point.

    Andscape "I was a sophomore at Morgan State University in 1969 when Curt Flood wrote his historic letter to baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn announcing that he was taking on MLB’s long-standing reserve clause. Dear Mr. Kuhn: After twelve years in the Major Leagues, I do not feel..." March 13

  • For Lamar Jackson, discussions with teams officially can’t start until Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "At noon ET, free agency begins — as it relates to unrestricted free agents. For others, the process remains delayed until the league year begins at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. As noted in a Q&A circulated moments ago by the NFL, “The two-day negotiating period applies..." March 13

  • Will Lamar Jackson hire an agent now? Probably not

    Pro Football Talk "As recently explained, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson needs an agent now more than ever. So will he be hiring an agent? The prevailing thought in league circles is that he won’t be. For starters, although Jackson and his mother have talked to one or more agents from..." March 11

  • Lamar Jackson’s best team fits

    The Athletic "A 26-year-old former NFL MVP quarterback becoming available should cause a feeding frenzy. After the Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Lamar Jackson, he can agree to a contract with a new team, giving the Ravens five days to match..." March 10

  • 3-Team Blockbuster Trade Proposal Involving Lamar Jackson, Justin Fields And Several 1st-Round Picks

    Total Pro Sports "Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has been dominating NFL trade rumor talks ever since the organization placed the franchise tag on him. The franchise tag ensures that the Ravens won’t lose Jackson for nothing to free agency. If a team decides to submit an..." March 10

  • Ravens NT Michael Pierce takes pay cut, clearing space for Lamar Jackson contract

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive tackle Michael Pierce has agreed to a change in the three-year deal he signed with the Ravens last year. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Pierce has agreed to a pay cut as part of a restructured contract ahead of the start of the 2023 league year...." March 10

  • Exploring all 49ers QB options — yes, starting with Lamar Jackson

    The Athletic "Let’s start with the money. It’d take a lot of money to get Lamar Jackson to sign an offer sheet. More money than the 49ers, who already are jamming a handful of huge salaries into limited cap space with a few more big deals due soon, would want to pay for a..." March 09

  • Will Commanders make a play for Lamar Jackson?

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s something that was said on PFT Live, #PFTPM, and multiple other shows. I recently realized it hasn’t been mentioned here. The Commanders may make a run at Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. The light first flickered after the Commanders hired Eric..." March 09

  • Does the tag increase the chance of Lamar Jackson returning to Ravens?

    ESPN "Less than an hour after the Baltimore Ravens placed the nonexclusive franchise tag on quarterback Lamar Jackson, former Ravens safety Tony Jefferson made a prediction. “Lamar will be a Raven,” Jefferson tweeted Tuesday. “They’ll let the..." March 09

  • Lamar Jackson Pursuit Reportedly Not In Patriots’ Offseason Plans

    NESN "Add the New England Patriots to the list of teams that won’t be in on the Lamar Jackson sweepstakes. The Patriots “aren’t expected to pursue” the Baltimore Ravens quarterback in free agency, according to a report Thursday from’s Mark..." March 09

  • Rival Teams Are Praising The Ravens For Not Giving Lamar Jackson A Fully Guaranteed Contract

    Total Pro Sports "The Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Lamar Jackson, which means the former NFL MVP is free to negotiate with teams once the legal tampering period begins next week. Many have came away shocked that the team did not give the dynamic QB a fully guaranteed contract that he..." March 09

  • Which teams make sense for Lamar Jackson?

    The Athletic "It wasn’t long before it was revealed Tuesday afternoon that the Baltimore Ravens were putting a non-exclusive franchise tag on star quarterback Lamar Jackson that teams began leaking their intentions to not make a run at the 26-year-old former league MVP. I repeat,..." March 09

  • How Deshaun Watson’s contract is impacting Lamar Jackson and other NFL negotiations

    The Athletic "The contract quarterback Deshaun Watson received after being traded to the Cleveland Browns last offseason remains a unicorn in terms of structure. NFL teams have been seemingly unwilling to make contracts of Watson’s magnitude fully guaranteed, no matter the..." March 08

  • OJ Simpson Is Calling On One Team To Trade For Lamar Jackson After He Was Franchise Tagged

    Total Pro Sports "OJ Simpson wants Lamar Jackson to take a stab at playing in Las Vegas. On Tuesday, the Baltimore Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jackson ahead of the deadline, which means other teams can negotiate an offer sheet with him. Baltimore would then have the right..." March 08

  • 'Widespread Belief' New Contract Would Be Done If QB Lamar Jackson Had Agent

    Pro Football Talk "Lamar Jackson has never had an agent. He has always needed one. He needs one now, more than ever. Five years ago, the absence of an agent in the weeks preceding the draft allowed bullshit narratives and talking points about Jackson potentially changing positions to go..." March 08

  • Ravens have specific strategy with Lamar Jackson situation?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Ravens surprised a lot of people when they placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Lamar Jackson, but they may have done so with a specific strategy in mind. ESPN’s Adam Schefter spoke on “Get Up” Wednesday morning about the Ravens’ decision to..." March 08

  • Ravens' Decision Not to Give Lamar Jackson Exclusive Tag Will Backfire

    Bleacher Report "The franchise tag deadline came and went at 4 p.m. ET Tuesday, and the biggest development is undoubtedly the Baltimore Ravens' decision to apply the non-exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Lamar Jackson. Jackson is now free to negotiate with the league's other 31 teams,..." March 08

  • Should Jets be pursuing QB Lamar Jackson instead of QB Aaaron Rodgers?

    NJ "The Jets are clearly serious about adding a big-time veteran quarterback. That much we know for sure after a team contingent, including owner Woody Johnson, spent Tuesday traversing the country to visit with Packers legend Aaron Rodgers in southern..." March 08

  • Deciphering the Lamar Jackson franchise tag and moves for Daniel Jones, Derek Carr and more

    The Athletic "NFL free agency doesn’t kick off officially for another week, but it’s been a busy few days around the league as the quarterback market has heated up and teams have used their franchise tag designations. A new home for Derek Carr, new deals for Geno..." March 08

  • Richard Sherman makes eye-opening Lamar Jackson-Joe Burrow comparison amid Ravens’ contract situation

    Clutch Points "While the Baltimore Ravens placed a non-exclusive tag on Lamar Jackson, teams around the NFL haven’t shown much interest in the former MVP quarterback. Richard Sherman sees a major problem with the disinterest in Jackson and offered a different Joe Burrow..." March 08

  • No NFL teams want to acquire Lamar Jackson and the reason why seems painfully obvious

    CBS Sports "Every year we are reminded with absolutely zero uncertainty the NFL is ~a quarterback league~. This is a non-negotiable take. You have or you have not. And even when you have, sometimes it's not enough. Just ask the Raiders, who shuffled Derek Carr into free agency a..." March 08

  • Robert Griffin III Floats Believable Conspiracy Theory Explaining Why NFL Teams Won’t Sign Lamar Jackson

    Total Pro Sports "Something weird is going on around the NFL and it involves a former MVP quarterback. The Ravens sent the NFL rumor mill into a tizzy on Tuesday by placing the nonexclusive franchise tag on quarterback Lamar Jackson. Soon afterward, teams made it clear that they were not planning..." March 08

  • Stephen A. Smith: The Way the Ravens Are Treating Lamar Jackson is 'Insulting'

    The Big Lead "Lamar Jackson received the non-exclusive franchise tag from the Baltimore Ravens yesterday. Since it is not exclusive that means Jackson can speak to other teams and negotiate. Even sign a contract, should he wish. The Ravens then get the right to match the contract or receive two..." March 08

  • Three Teams That Could Still Trade For Lamar Jackson After Non-Exclusive Tag

    The Big Lead "The Baltimore Ravens were unable to reach a long-term agreement with Lamar Jackson today and so they placed a franchise tag on the former NFL MVP. Note that I did not say the franchise tag. In a pretty shocking move even if it was telegraphed beforehand, Baltimore chose to..." March 07

  • Lack of interest in Lamar Jackson after Ravens franchise tag has NFL world thinking collusion

    Clutch Points "With all that has been reported about contract negotiations being at a stalemate, it’s not a shock the Baltimore Ravens put a non-exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Lamar Jackson. What might be surprising is the fallout from the move by the Ravens, where..." March 07

  • Ravens place reported non-exclusive franchise tag on Lamar Jackson

    The Score "The Baltimore Ravens applied the franchise tag to quarterback Lamar Jackson, the team announced Tuesday. The tender is the non-exclusive franchise tag, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The non-exclusive quarterback tag is worth $32.4 million. The..." March 07

  • Lamar Jackson trade: Ranking NFL team fits for Ravens quarterback

    ESPN "The Ravens on Tuesday placed the nonexclusive franchise tag on Lamar Jackson. In doing so, they opened up for business. After struggling to come to terms on an extension with their star quarterback over the past two offseasons, they signaled their intention to play..." March 07

  • Panthers not expected to pursue Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "There are several quarterback-needy teams in the NFL, but no reports have surfaced so far of those that will pursue Lamar Jackson. The Panthers have joined the list of those that reportedly won’t. Joe Person of reports that General Manager Scott..." March 07

  • Dolphins won’t pursue Lamar Jackson, any other starting QB this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "Add the Dolphins to the list of teams who are reportedly not planning to make any overtures to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson this offseason. Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports that the Dolphins will not be pursuing Jackson this offseason. Reports have also put the Falcons..." March 07

  • Falcons Won't Pursue Lamar Jackson After Non-Exclusive Tag

    Bleacher Report "The saga between Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens might be taking quite the twist, but don't expect the Atlanta Falcons to swoop in. According to ESPN's Dianna Russini, Atlanta will not pursue Jackson after the Ravens used the $32.41 million non-exclusive tag on the..." March 07

  • Lamar Jackson Next Team Predictions

    Sportsbook Review "The Baltimore Ravens applied a $32.4 million non-exclusive franchise tag to quarterback Lamar Jackson on Tuesday. We dive into the odds and offer our best predictions for Lamar Jackson's next team. All it might take for any of the other 31 NFL teams to acquire a..." March 07

  • At this point, Lamar Jackson should force Ravens to pick a franchise tag level

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens reportedly intend to negotiate with quarterback Lamar Jackson up until the deadline for applying the franchise tag. At this point, Lamar Jackson should politely decline. The chess match has developed to a key juncture. Jackson has the Ravens in check. They’ll have to..." March 07

  • Commanders insider drops strong prediction regarding Lamar Jackson trade

    Clutch Points "The Washington Commanders have been plagued by lackluster quarterback play since the departure of Kirk Cousins back in 2018. While fans were treated to news of NFL insider Adam Schefter stating in a recent episode of the “Pardon My Take” podcast that talks..." March 07

  • Lamar Jackson trade rumors to Atlanta Falcons ‘very real’

    Sportsnaut "We have to be close to the Baltimore Ravens reaching a conclusion on Lamar Jackson’s future with the organization. Set to hit free agency for the first time in his young NFL career, Jackson could very well be franchise tagged ahead of today’s 4 PM ET deadline. But if not,..." March 07

  • Lamar Jackson, Ravens 'Remain Apart' on Contract, Headed Toward Franchise Tag

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens and quarterback Lamar Jackson do not appear to be on track for a last-minute agreement on a long-term deal. Tuesday is the deadline for teams to use the franchise tag and that appears to be the direction things are headed in Baltimore. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports..." March 06

  • Adam Schefter Pranks Social Media By Saying Lamar Jackson Going To Commanders

    Black Sports Online "If you’re a Washington Commanders fan, I promise you nobody will fault you for being annoyed, irritated, or even angry with Adam Schefter right now. Quite honestly, it’s little wonder why Schefter is generally hated on some parts of Twitter. For those that don’t yet..." March 06

  • How tagging Lamar Jackson could impact the Ravens’ other roster decisions

    The Athletic "NFL teams don’t have to be fully compliant with the $224.8 million salary cap until March 15, the official start of the new league year. That means the Baltimore Ravens won’t necessarily have to make a flurry of cap cuts to accompany the anticipated tagging of..." March 06

  • Ravens face tricky decision on level of franchise tag for Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "A decade ago, the Ravens faced a tricky decision on whether to use the non-exclusive franchise tag or the exclusive tag on quarterback Joe Flacco. On the brink of the deadline of picking one or the other, they signed him to a long-term deal that made him the highest-paid player in the NFL,..." March 05

  • Lamar Jackson again linked with Dolphins amid Tua Tagovailoa uncertainty

    Sports Keeda "Will Lamar Jackson play for Baltimore Ravens or feature elsewhere in the 2023 season? The soon-to-be free agent is still in contract stalls with the Ravens and he's been brought up in possible trade scenarios this off-season. While the Ravens can still use the franchise..." March 03

  • Calais Campbell says Lamar Jackson wants to get deal done with Ravens

    ESPN "At the end of the season, Baltimore Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta said "it takes two to tango" when asked about the chances of getting a deal done with quarterback Lamar Jackson this year. Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell said this..." March 03

  • Anthony Richardson sees himself as a blend of Cam Newton, Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson sees himself as a blend of two former league MVPs. Richardson told reporters today at the Scouting Combine that he has always identified with Cam Newton and Lamar Jackson, two quarterbacks who can beat defenses with either their arms or their..." March 03

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