There isn’t a animosity between Jalen Ramsey and the Rams even because the cornerback waits on a profitable contract extension.
Ramsey, who left Jacksonville in a blaze of bitterness, mentioned he stays on the identical web page as Los Angeles and is assured he’ll come to an settlement finally. He doesn’t plan to take a seat out coaching camp for leverage functions.
“I am unable to actually fear about that,” Ramsey advised reporters in regards to the negotiations. “I simply management what I acquired to fret about proper now. I really feel like all people knew what kind of scenario it was gonna be as soon as they traded for me, so I believe it does not actually have to be talked about that a lot. It will get dealt with.”
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Ramsey’s contract runs by means of the 2020 season. He is thought of probably the greatest younger cornerbacks within the NFL, so his subsequent deal ought to symbolize a major elevate from the $13.7 million he’ll get this 12 months.
The 25-year-old was traded to the Rams halfway by means of the 2019 marketing campaign after forcing his approach out of an unraveling Jaguars group. He picked off a cross and compelled a fumble in 9 video games along with his new group.
“We went and acquired this man with the hope that it’s not a short-time factor,” Rams coach Sean McVay mentioned, through NFL Media. “I certain hope he’s not leaving.”
Ramsey and the Rams are concentrating on a return to the postseason this 12 months. Avoiding preseason contract drama, then, is in the most effective curiosity of each events.