Los Angeles Rams and Jalan Ramsay We have agreed to terms for a five-year, $ 105 million extension, which is the largest contract for a cornerback, agent David Mulugetta told ESPN Adam Schaefer.
Ramsay was the first defensive player in NFL history to sign a contract worth more than $ 100 million, and in his signing.2 71.2 million is the biggest guarantee on the defensive back.
Rams announced a five-year deal on Wednesday without giving value.
The previous largest contract for a cornerback in terms of average annual value was 18 18.2 million per annum when it was signed in 2013 after it was traded from New York Jets to Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Revis was released in the following office.
All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl selector, Ramsay has been a longtime member of the defense, including two-time NFL defender. Aaron Donald, Six years before the 2018 season, signed an extension of 5 135 million.
At the start of training camp, 25-year-old Ramsay said he was not worried about the extension as he prepared to enter the final season of his rookie contract, valued at $ 13.7 million.
“I try to do my job as a footballer, I try to be a leader on the team,” Ramsay said. “If it comes, it comes. It will surprise me, it will surprise all of you.”
Rams coach Sean McVeigh said Ramsay dominated the training camp.
“I thought I had a compliment on the way he played and watching him from a distance,” McVeigh said. “But now, we really get a vision. Through the competitive jobs we get in these training camp settings, he’s even better than I thought.”
First-year defensive coordinator Brandon Staley is expected to use the Lockdown Cornerback in a variety of ways this season, as Ramsey said before training camp that Ramsey will be considered a 2020 defender rather than a cornerback.
Ramsay acquired Ramsay in October, sending their 2020 and 2021 first-round selections and the 2021 fourth-round selection to the Jaguars in Jacksonville, who selected Ramsey with the fifth choice until 2016, the year Rams selected the quarterback Jared Koff Overall No. 1.
In nine games with the Rams last season, Ramsay blocked one pass, four pass deviations and a forced stumble.
His visit to Los Angeles marked a fresh start after a flat period in Jacksonville, which came to a head in the first half of the 2019 season.
After a week 2 defeat in Houston, Tom Cochlin, managing vice president of Jaguars football operations, advised Ramsey of actions he took during the game, including a sidelined scream with coach Doug Marron.
Ramsay played against the Tennessee Titans next Thursday, but did not train due to an illness the following Monday. He missed training Wednesday due to a back injury, and on the same day it was announced that Ramsay would return to his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee for the birth of his second daughter. Ramsay spent the next three games inactive as he was then traded to Rams due to an issue where he was immediately allowed to play.
In the episode “Heart Knox: Los Angeles”, Ramsay said October 15, the day he was traded, was “probably one of the best days of my life.”
In 60 career games, Ramsay has intercepted 10 passes and returned to a touchdown, with 49 pass deviations and three mandatory stumbles.
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