Shad Khan does not want to see Jalen Ramsey leave the franchise.
On Friday, Ian Rapoport reported on “Good Morning Football” that the Jaguars owner is comfortable signing his disgruntled cornerback to an extension that would make him the highest-paid player at his position.
“Also worth noting that owner Shad Khan loves Ramsey, would be willing, from what I understand, to pay him and make him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL as soon as he possibly can,” Rapoport said. “There is a lot of love here. So, for the Jacksonville Jaguars to part with Ramsey they’re going to have to be convinced, overwhelmed that it’s the right move.”
Ramsey is said to have issues with Tom Coughlin more than head coach Doug Marrone, who he had a sideline confrontation with during their Week 2 loss to the Houston Texans.
“Some disrespectful things were said on their end that made me definitely walk out and call my agent as soon as I walked out, and I told him, I said, ‘It’s time; my time is up here in Jacksonville. I want to ask for a trade,’” Ramsey said. “I was truly at peace. I wasn’t in a mindset of making a decision while I was angry; I was completely calm. I still stand by my decision to ask for a trade.”
“Requesting the trade was something that’s been building over a little bit of time,” Ramsey said. “It has nothing to do with my teammates here — I love my teammates here. It has nothing to do with the city — I love the city here. Still doing my charity work here, still out with the fans, signing autographs, taking pictures, whatever. I love the city here, I love my teammates, but it’s more so with the front office and the organization.”
24 hours ago, ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that six teams including the Chiefs, Ravens, Vikings, Raiders, Eagles and Seahawks have made “substantive” inquiries regarding Ramsey.
Ramsey played last night for the team in a win over the Titans which is expected to be his final game in uniform.
Ramsey has appeared in three games for the Jaguars and recorded 18 tackles,a forced fumble and one pass defense.