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Trevor Lawrence Secures Historic Five-Year, $275M Extension with Jaguars

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The Jacksonville Jaguars solidified their commitment to quarterback Trevor Lawrence by announcing a groundbreaking five-year contract extension worth $275 million. The deal cements Lawrence as the franchise’s premier player for the foreseeable future.

Speaking on the extension, Jaguars General Manager Trent Baalke expressed his confidence in Lawrence’s talent, work ethic, and leadership, highlighting the alignment of the player’s objectives with the team’s vision for a championship.

Lawrence, the number one overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, conveyed his gratitude for the opportunity to continue his career in Jacksonville. He emphasized his love for the city, now considered home, and his excitement for the journey ahead in pursuit of a championship.

Throughout his three-year tenure with the Jaguars, Lawrence has been a key figure, completing over 11,000 yards passing and earning 58 touchdowns. His leadership on and off the field has garnered the respect of his teammates, who have named him a team captain every season.

Despite ups and downs in the win-loss column, Lawrence’s statistical achievements have been notable, with a Pro Bowl selection in 2022 and consistent recognition as a rising star in the AFC. Notable predecessors in the Jaguars’ quarterback lineage who signed second contracts include David Garrard and Blake Bortles.

With accolades such as AFC Offensive Player of the Week multiple times in his young career, Lawrence’s extension marks a significant milestone for the Jaguars and solidifies his place as a cornerstone for the franchise’s future aspirations.

Rachel Adams

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