The Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson recently made history by signing a five-year, $260 million contract extension, making him the highest-paid player in the NFL. As the news broke out, many football fans and players alike expressed their excitement for his success.
One of the most prominent figures to congratulate the quarterback on his monumental achievement was none other than Tom Brady, one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in NFL history.
Brady’s congratulatory message to Jackson quickly spread across social media, drawing attention to the significance of Jackson’s record-breaking deal.
After being in contract negotiations for years, Lamar Jackson has finally agreed to a five-year $260 million contract extension with the Baltimore Ravens. This makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL, with $185 million guaranteed.
Even Tom Brady congratulated him on Twitter by writing “Congrats @Lj_era8, big things ahead!”.
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) April 28, 2023
Tom Brady Congratulates Lamar Jackson, Highlighting Mutual Respect
Tom Brady’s congratulatory message not only highlights the respect and camaraderie between two talented quarterbacks but also serves as a reminder of the potential for success in the NFL. Jackson’s achievement represents a significant milestone for the Ravens, and fans across the country will be eagerly anticipating his future accomplishments on the field.
Despite the prolonged contract limbo and public request for a trade by Jackson, he and the Ravens were able to come to a deal without an agent. The negotiations were reportedly influenced by the Philadelphia Eagles signing Jalen Hurts to an extension, which helped the two parties come to an agreement.
Following the news, his teammates were thrilled and celebrated his success while also taking jabs at their critics.
As Lamar Jackson continues to make a name for himself in the NFL, his recent contract extension solidifies his position as one of the league’s most valuable players. It will be exciting to see what the future holds for him.