Dallas Cowboys extensive receiver CeeDee Lamb is eligible for a brand new contract extension and he has some excessive expectations for what a possible deal will appear like. He’s hoping to be the highest-paid extensive receiver within the NFL.
Lamb stated on Thursday his fundamental focus proper now could be successful the Tremendous Bowl subsequent month, however that after that they are going to “begin speaking.” With regards to being the NFL’s highest-paid receiver, he merely stated “Ideally, yeah, for positive.”
Miami Dolphins extensive receiver Tyreek Hill is at present the NFL’s highest-paid receiver at $30 million per yr.
Lamb continues to be on his rookie contract with the Cowboys. His fifth-year choice was picked up and carries a wage cap variety of over $17 million subsequent season.
Lamb is among the Cowboys’ most impactful gamers and one of many NFL’s best extensive receivers. He has already set a franchise report this season in receptions (122) and receiving yards (1,651). He has topped the 1,000-yard mark in every of the previous three seasons and the 100-reception mark in every of the previous two seasons.
Dallas has been hesitant to present out huge contracts to extensive receivers lately (most notably Amari Cooper), however Lamb is among the finest they’ve had in years.
Getting him signed long-term needs to be a precedence for the entrance workplace as quickly because the season ends. In the event that they wait longer into subsequent season, there’s a good likelihood that Lamb’s price ticket solely goes larger and better and that he is perhaps tempted to check the open market and get high greenback.