Ravens HC John Harbaugh Says QB Lamar Jackson ‘Can Comment on His Own Situation’ As Trade Rumors Flare Up

Published 05/26/2022, 8:30 AM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 01: Lamar Jackson attends the 9th Annual NFL Honors at Adrienne Arsht Center on February 01, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Credits: Getty Images

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is surrounded with questions that only he can answer. He is in the final season of his rookie contract, and the QB is missing his voluntary Organised Team Activities (OTA). For two days straight, he was absent from the activities organized by his team, Baltimore Ravens. 

Onlooking the situation, the Ravens’ coach John Harbaugh was asked whether Lamar would be attending the OTA or not. He replied,We’ve been down this road many times through the years. I’ll just let Lamar speak for himself on that. It’s for him to talk about. You can ask him. It’s not for me to speak for somebody else on that. It’s up to him to speak for himself on that.”

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Baltimore Ravens drafted Lamar Jackson as the 32nd overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft. Since then, he has become the face of the Ravens with his record-breaking performances. Jackson will play his 5th year with the Ravens and might even go for an extension.

Mark Andrews says Lamar Jackson is extremely hungry to play for the Ravens

Recently, Jackson has been missing the activities organized by the team, which makes it look like he is not interested in discussing his extension. Lamar posted on Twitter that he cannot wait to return to play for Baltimore. Also, he hardly missed events organized by the team. Well, what is going on there?

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Talking about Lamar, Ravens TE Mark Andrews said, “I know Lamar and I’ve talked with him. I know how hard he’s working. He’s extremely motivated and extremely hungry. So there are no worries over there.” Mark Andrews has further clarified there is no need to worry as Lamar is looking forward to this season.”

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Lamar Jackson is all in and is ready to give powerful performances when the season starts. Also, there is no valid information that Lamar won’t be going for an extension or if the team is getting rid of him. He has proven to be an important player for the Ravens, and they would want him on their side.

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Aniket Srivastava

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Aniket Srivastava is an NFL Writer at Essentially Sports. Having completed his bachelor's in Architecture, he has worked under a few Architects until his love for writing urged him to be a full-time writer. Aniket has a keen interest in NFL and ardently follows two teams: Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, of course, because of Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, respectively.

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