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Buckle Up, It May Get Wild for WR CeeDee Lamb After McLaurin’s Recent Extension

On Wednesday, WR , a young uber-talented wideout in the league, landed a long-term extension with the franchise to the tune of three years, $71 million.

According to Senior Writer Adam Schefter, McLaurin's deal placed him among the NFL's five highest-paid wideouts, and his bonus ($28 million) was the largest given to any WR.

Now you may be thinking: How does this affect WR ?

Well, we're getting there.

Given that McLaurin's new deal was all fine and dandy for him, the franchise, and their fans–it not only affects the Cowboys because they will have to face him for a couple more seasons twice a year, but they also are seeing Lamb's price tag go up quickly.

Lamb, who's entering Year Three, is expected to be the undisputed WR1 (if that wasn't obvious enough), and he's going to garner heavy volume off-the-bat since he will be the Cowboy's best option in their receiving corps.

While defenses and fans will know the ball is heading towards Lamb's way–if Lamb explodes in his new role as the WR1 (which many expect), the Cowboys will see his price tag skyrocket once he becomes eligible for a next .

Yes, I understand that this contract extension talk could be premature–but I'm just preparing everyone for the franchise's reality.

While Lamb did say in a recent with Sportswriter Mike Silver on the Open Mike  that he's not focused on possible contract numbers he could receive, there is no doubt Lamb is oozing at the massive “bag” he could command from the Cowboys.

And, given the 's of working out contract discussions, I can only hope Lamb doesn't become another cap causality because “he's too expensive, and we like our guys.”

Additionally, factor in wideouts DK Metcalf and are next to receive extensions to the tune of $20 million or more APY–we could be talking about Lamb getting paid as a Top-10 WR or higher since you could argue he's in their tier.

Rocky Garza Jr
Rocky Garza Jr
Rolling with the Boyz since 96'. Chop up sports with me on Twitter @rockssjr.

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Scott Greenman

Sure sure he’s great and will be worth much more than “Football Jerry” will think he’s maybe worth 60% of his value on market. Much like our pro bowl corner jerry didn’t pay, didn’t trade for SOMETHING and let walk.
Football Jer will let him walk and find some good “value” in a troubled, several times arrested arrested former drug dealer.

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