Lamar Jackson's future as a Raven is up in the air as the team enters the offseason. And the 2019 NFL MVP may have just hinted that he has played his last down with Baltimore.
"When you have something good, you don't play with it," Jackson posted on his Instagram story. "Because when you take care of something good, that good thing takes care of you too."
Lamar Jackson posted this to his Instagram story pic.twitter.com/XdstLaE9op— PFF (@PFF) January 16, 2023
Jackson last played in Week 13 when he left the game early with a PCL sprain that has lingered ever since. It was thought to be an injury that would only sideline him for up to a month, but Jackson missed the rest of the 2022 season.
The offense struggled without Jackson and some hoped he would be back from his injury once playoff time arrived, but Jackson didn't want to return until he was fully healthy.
Ravens’ RB J.K. Dobbins didn't hold back on how much Lamar Jackson’s absence meant to the team during Sunday night’s wild card loss to the Bengals, telling reporters: “If we'd have had Lamar, we'd have won too.”— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 16, 2023
Jackson is in the final year of his contract with the Ravens and is set to become a free agent. Baltimore can still tag him, but if Jackson wants to find a new home, there's only so much the Ravens can do.
It will be an interesting offseason in Baltimore as the team tries to mend its relationship with Jackson.
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