Lamar Jackson MVP: 2x Winner Jokes About $260 Million Contract During Acceptance Speech: “Baltimore Ravens… Finally”

Published 02/09/2024, 12:53 AM EST

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Lamar Jackson was the top contender for this year’s MVP run. Since the beginning of the season, Jackson’s leading the MVP race has been a common theme. Well, he finally made it! Considering the kind of season he’s had before succumbing to the Kansas City Chiefs, Jackson surely deserves some recognition.

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The Baltimore Ravens’ QB took the stage on the Super Bowl opening night and made some lighthearted conversation on the stage. A video from the NFL highlights precisely what went down at the Super Bowl opening night. The QB also ensured that his team got the attention and pointed out his privileges working with the Baltimore Ravens.

Lamar-velous gets sentimental

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The NFL’s video on X was captioned: “Make that two MVP trophies for Lamar 🏆🏆.” Lamar Jackson took the stage and thanked God for his position. He thanked the Baltimore Ravens for “finally” coming to terms with the $260 million contract extension. Everyone in the room laughed as soon as he mentioned the deal.

Jackson expressed gratitude to coach John Harbaugh and the whole Baltimore Ravens squad for the feat he had achieved. The Ravens’ quarterback has a special place in his heart for the team’s offensive line, given that they protected him from injuries throughout the year. In the same breath, the quarterback also thanked the team’s offense. “I’m not out there blocking and you know, catching the ball, you know, doing everything you know, as my team, it’s a team thing, you know, for these awards, and you know, think my family at home,” said Jackson, praising his team and his family.

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Lamar Jackson has a unique talent among quarterbacks, perhaps making it more compelling for him to receive this award.

What distinguishes Lamar Jackson from other quarterbacks?

The 2X MVP completed his season with 3,678 passing yards and 24 touchdowns. But those are not impressive numbers because he significantly lacks passing digits, right? A deeper dive into the stats would imply that Lamar Jackson has the most rushing yards than any other quarterback who played in the 2023 season. He makes up for his passing yardage by carrying the ball himself.

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In the 2023 regular season, the QB recorded 821 rushing yards over 148 carries. The “freight train,” Josh Allen, has 524 rushing yards over 111 attempts! He scored 5 rushing touchdowns this season only because Jalen Hurts leads the league with 15 and has the “tush push” in his arsenal.

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Overall, Lamar Jackson’s run this season was good. We will hopefully see him do better next season and reach Super Bowl LIX. But what do you think about Lamar Jackson’s run in the 2023 season?

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Abhinav Prakash

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