Quarterback Lamar Jackson again with Baltimore Ravens for first time this offseason

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Lamar Jackson is again with the Baltimore Ravens for the primary time this offseason.

Jackson reported to take his bodily Monday, a supply confirmed. This comes a day earlier than the staff's three-day obligatory minicamp. Jackson had missed all three weeks of voluntary organized staff actions for the primary time in his five-year NFL profession.

The final time Jackson was on the sphere for the Ravens was again in December, when he limped badly by means of follow. He missed the final 4 video games of final season with a proper ankle harm.

The 2019 NFL MVP instructed teammates final month that he would return to the Ravens “quickly,” and coach John Harbaugh stated final week that he anticipated Jackson to take part within the obligatory minicamp. Jackson has carried out personal throwing periods this spring in Florida and California with vast receivers Rashod Bateman and James Proche, in addition to throwing coach Adam Dedeaux.

When Jackson takes the sphere, he'll throw to one of many youngest vast receiver teams within the NFL. Not one of the 12 vast receivers on the roster are older than 25, and none have performed greater than two seasons within the league.

Jackson, 25, is coming into his fifth-year possibility, which can pay him $23.016 million this season. If the edges are unable to achieve an extension by February, Baltimore is anticipated to position the franchise tag on him.

Ravens officers have repeatedly stated they've tried to start out contract negotiations with Jackson, who's among the many few NFL gamers who isn't represented by an agent. However Ravens common supervisor Eric DeCosta stated Jackson hasn't been fascinated with partaking in contract talks and the staff will work “at Lamar's urgency.”

Jackson is coming off his most difficult season within the NFL, ending with a career-high 13 interceptions whereas getting sacked a career-worst 38 instances. He missed 5 video games, together with the ultimate 4 with an ankle harm, because the Ravens missed the playoffs for the primary time since he turned their beginning quarterback.

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