BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Marlon Humphrey is sticking around, the Ravens confirmed Thursday.
The Ravens signed Humphrey to a five-year extension, keeping the All-Pro under contract through the 2026 season.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed In A Timonium Bowling Alley
“Marlon is the type of player we want in Baltimore,” Ravens executive vice president and general manager Eric DeCosta stated. “Besides his obvious talents as a playmaking corner, he’s a passionate competitor who craves winning. Marlon has been a stalwart in our community, and we are excited that he’s going to remain with us for seven seasons.”READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 936 New Cases Reported As Key Metrics Still Decline
Humphrey was Baltimore’s 2017 first-round draft pick, coming from Alabama, the cornerback was the 16th overall pick.
It’s a 5-year, $98.75 million extension for Marlon Humphrey & the #Ravens. $66 million in guarantees. Total value of the contract would make him the second highest-paid DB in the league, just behind Jalen Ramsey & way ahead of Byron Jones & Tre’Davious White💵💰💵@wjz
— Rick Ritter (@RickRitterWJZ) October 1, 2020
“It was really big for me to stay a Raven,” Humphrey said in a press conference Thursday.
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Humphrey has played in 49 game with 31 starts, racking up 150 tackles, eight interceptions, 44 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.