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Ravens sign Justin Tucker to contract extension, make him highest paid kicker in the NFL

The Baltimore Ravens announced they have signed kicker Justin Tucker to a contract extension.

Tucker’s prior deal had him under contract with the Ravens through the 2023-2024 season, and now it extends to the 2027-2028 season.

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Chris Boswell to a four-year, $20 million deal last week with a $5 million average salary.

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Tucker’s extension makes him the highest paid kicker in the NFL, as it is worth $24 million over four years, per ESPN.

The five-time Pro-Bowler nailed 35 out of 37 field goal attempts, which was good for the highest field goal percentage in the NFL last year (94.6%).

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The Texas product also hit the longest field goal in NFL history last year (66 yards), and it was a game-winner over the Detroit Lions.

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Ravens' Justin Tucker reacts after a successful field goal against the Los Angeles Rams on Jan. 2, 2022, in Baltimore.

The 32-year-old was perfect on extra points made last year, going 32 for 32, and has made 386 out of 392 extra points in his career (99%).

Tucker boasts a field goal percentage of 91.1% throughout his 11-year career.

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The five-time All-Pro has made 48 of 66 attempts over 50 yards in his career (72.7%).

Tucker is practically automatic in attempts under 40 yards, hitting 98.3% (178 out of 181).

Justin Tucker of the Ravens after a successful field goal against the Steelers at Heinz Field on Dec. 5, 2021, in Pittsburgh.

Tucker is a Super Bowl champion, as he was a member of the Ravens team that won Super Bowl XLVII over the San Francisco 49ers.

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In additional Ravens news, running back J.K. Dobbins is being activated off of the Physically Unable To Perform List (PUP) after tearing his ACL in the preseason last year.

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