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NFL World Reacts To Saturday’s Lamar Jackson News

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on Sunday against Baltimore.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on Sunday against Baltimore.

Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Lamar Jackson is set to get paid this offseason.

Jackson, a former NFL MVP, is set to receive his big quarterback contract extension this offseason, barring a surprise in Baltimore.

According to reports, Jackson is expected to earn more than $40 million/annually with his new contract, putting himself among the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league.

That’s a lot of money for a quarterback, of course, but that’s essentially the going rate for a top-tier player these days.

“His squad lost like 6 straight without him after he had them in the 1 seed a week or two prior. Worth every single penny for them. Man carries that team heavy,” one fan tweeted.

“Deserves every penny. Tired of people ignoring the numbers and acting like he’s not gonna pan out long term. We all know why they’re saying

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Sports Media World Reacts To The ESPN Retirement News

A general photo of ESPN's set.

ESPN’s longest-tenured SportsCenter reporter is officially retiring on Monday.

Mark Schwarz, who was known for his ability to ask tough questions, has decided to call it a career in sports journalism.

“I very much knew when I signed my last deal back in December of 2018 it would be my final deal,” said Schwarz. “And I have thoroughly enjoyed all 32 years that I’ve had.

“Using a sports cliché – I’ve put it all out on the field,” he said. “I have plenty more to give, and I’m a young guy in good health, but there’s a lot more in my life that I’m looking to do right now, and I just want to enjoy the freedom that retirement offers.”

Schwarz has been with ESPN for 32 years. He’s the longest-tenured reporter to appear on SportsCenter.

Many in the sports media world have taken to social media to pay

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Twitter reacts to news of Tom Brady’s possible retirement

After 22 seasons, 10 Super Bowl appearances and seven championships, Tom Brady apparently is hanging up his cleats.

The future Hall of Fame quarterback gave the Bucs two years before reportedly deciding to step away from the game almost a week after a 30-27 loss to the Rams in a division-round playoff game.

If he leaves, Brady will do so at the top of his game. At age 44, he led the NFL in passing yards (5,316) and touchdowns (43) in 17 regular-season games.

Here’s what Twitter had to say:

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First Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week by Babcock Ranch winner of 2022

Gulf Coast girls basketball player Katie Ambrose has been voted the Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week presented by Babcock Ranch for Dec. 13-Jan. 1.

Ambrose had gone viral on SportsCenter after nailing a three-pointer in the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational. She also averaged 10.3 points per game as the Sharks went 6-1 during that stretch. 

The next poll will be posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Winners receive an Athlete of the Week T-shirt, provided by BSN SPORTS.

Nominees are derived from scores and stats emailed in by Collier County’s coaches during the week. Coaches can email scores to [email protected] The deadline for each night’s results is 10:30 p.m.

Previously:See who won the NDN Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6-11

And:Athlete of the Week for Nov. 29-Dec. 4 sponsored by Babcock Ranch

The News-Press Athlete of the Week sponsored by Babcock Ranch

The nominees for Dec. 13-Jan. 1 were:

Boys Basketball

Hasleem Cine, Golden Gate: Cine

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