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Gene Frenette: Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence extension reflects new going rate for NFL QBs

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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It was terrible luck for Trevor Lawrence when he had to put up with the disastrous Urban Meyer regime in his rookie season. But the Jaguars’ fourth-year quarterback timed it perfectly when it comes to how the money market has skyrocketed for players employed at football’s most important position. Lawrence getting a reported five-year, $275 million contract extension Thursday from the Jaguars may seem outlandish given his up-and-down production over three seasons, but it’s also the going rate for young, promising quarterbacks drafted in the first round. Trevor Lawrence's huge...

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