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Mike Preston's observations: Russell Wilson's new contract sets bar for Ravens, Joe Flacco

Mike Preston's observations: Russell Wilson's new contract sets bar for Ravens, Joe Flacco

If this year’s draft class is as good as expected, the Ravens will have a solid foundation to build upon for years to come. They’re going to need it after Friday’s announcement of the new contract signed by Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson. According to reports, Wilson agreed to a four-year contract worth $87.5 million with nearly $60 million guaranteed including a $31 million signing bonus. According to a team source, the Ravens have already had preliminary talks with quarterback Joe Flacco about a contract extension, but those talks aren’t even close to being serious. With the Wilson deal done, the parameters have been set. Regardless if Wilson or Flacco is...

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