March 4, 2024

CeeDee Lamb on his next contract: I want to be one of the top-paid WRs, if not the top

With an NFL-best 135 events, Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb made the All-Pro team for the first time in 2023.

Lamb will receive a contract extension in 2024 and will earn$ 17. 991 million on the fifth-year option.

He was questioned about contract negotiations on Micah Parsons ‘ radio The Edge.

Through a transcript from Jon Machota of TheAthletic. com, Lamb said,” I ca n’t give you any numbers right now, but I’ll tell you this: I want to be ] one of the top paid receivers for sure, if not the [highest -paid receiver]. That is always the end goal.

Amari Cooper was traded to Cleveland and became Lamb’s No. 1 pick by the Cowboys in 2022, 2023, and 2024 because they did n’t want to pay him a base salary of$ 20 million. 1 device. Cooper is now only eleventh among people in his place. Tyreek Hill is the highest-paid, with an average annual salary of$ 30 million.

Ja’Marr Chase and Justin Jefferson are anticipated to surpass that. Did Lamb?

The Cowboys also need to take care of Parsons, who is qualified for a deal improvement, and quarterback Dak Prescott has them under control thanks to his$ 55. 5 million cap hit in the last year of his contract in 2024.

Lamb, however, made it clear where he intends to perform for the remainder of his professional life.

Yes, without a doubt. There’s no denying that,” Lamb told Simmons, referring to his lifelong cowboys status.