Ravens teken Justin Tucker om verlenging te kontrakteer, maak hom die hoogste betaalde skopper in die NFL

Tucker se vorige ooreenkoms het hom onder kontrak met die Ravens gehad deur die 2023-2024 seisoen, en nou strek dit tot die 2027-2028 seisoen.

Die Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Chris Boswell to a four-year, $ 20 million deal last week with a $ 5 million average salary.

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Justin Tucker of the Ravens celebrates after kicking a field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 9, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Justin Tucker of the Ravens celebrates after kicking a field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 9, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. (Todd Olszewski/Getty Images)

Tucker’s extension makes him the highest paid kicker in die NFL, as it is worth $ 24 million over four years, per ESPN.

The five-time Pro-Bowler nailed 35 uit 37 field goal attempts, which was good for the highest field goal percentage in the NFL last year (94.6%).

The Texas product also hit the longest field goal in NFL history last year (66 erwe), and it was a game-winner over the Detroit Lions.

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Ravens' Justin Tucker reacts after a successful field goal against the Los Angeles Rams on Jan. 2, 2022, in Baltimore.

Ravens’ Justin Tucker reacts after a successful field goal against the Los Angeles Rams on Jan. 2, 2022, in Baltimore. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The 32-year-old was perfect on extra points made last year, gaan 32 vir 32, and has made 386 uit 392 extra points in his career (99%).

Tucker boasts a field goal percentage of 91.1% throughout his 11-year career.

The five-time All-Pro has made 48 van 66 attempts over 50 yards in his career (72.7%).

Tucker is practically automatic in attempts under 40 erwe, hitting 98.3% (178 uit 181).

Justin Tucker of the Ravens after a successful field goal against the Steelers at Heinz Field on Dec. 5, 2021, in Pittsburgh.

Justin Tucker of the Ravens after a successful field goal against the Steelers at Heinz Field on Dec. 5, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Tucker is a Super Bowl champion, as he was a member of the Ravens team that won Super Bowl XLVII over the San Francisco 49ers.

In additional Ravens news, running back J.K. Dobbins is being activated off of the Physically Unable To Perform List (PUP) after tearing his ACL in the preseason last year.

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