Ramsey: Jags said no extension this year but 'I'm not down about it'

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Jalen Ramsey is in line for a massive payday, but apparently, it's not coming soon.

The Jacksonville Jaguars' star cornerback said Tuesday the team told him a contract extension isn't on its way this season, according to Eugene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union.

"I'm not down about it or anything like that. I'm blessed," Ramsey said.

However, when the Jaguars do pay Ramsey, they'll apparently need to be prepared to give him a blank check.

There are two years remaining on Ramsey's contract after the Jaguars exercised his $13.7-million fifth-year option for 2020. He'll earn a base salary of just $3.634 million in 2019.

Jacksonville's first priority this offseason appears to be working out a new deal with defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who announced on Monday he'll hold out from minicamp.

The pass-rusher has emerged as one of the league's best young players since he and Ramsey were selected together in the 2016 draft. The Pro Bowl corner believes Ngakoue has done more than enough to earn a big-money extension.

"I think Yan has earned a contract. ...I really hope something gets done," he said, according to Daniel Popper of The Athletic.

Ramsey: Jags said no extension this year but 'I'm not down about it'
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