Marcus Peters focused on returning to SB, not contract

Watching other cornerbacks get paid isn't making Los Angeles Rams corner Marcus Peters antsy to get his payday done.

Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Peters said Tuesday his focus is hoisting a Lombardi Trophy, not finding his next contract.

"I want to get to the Super Bowl and win it this time, that's what I want to break, really," Peters said, via the Associated Press. "All of the rest of the stuff will take care of itself."

Miami Dolphins' Xavien Howard, drafted in the second-round in 2016, set the corner market with $15.05 million in annual average salary on his five-year extension, worth $46 million guaranteed and $76.5 million over the life of the deal. The Denver Broncos just gave Chris Harris a boost on his one-year deal Tuesday night to $12.05 million -- up from $8.8 million.

Peters, a first-round pick in 2015, is set to make $9.069 million on the fifth and final year of his rookie contract.

Right now, Peters knows if he improves his play in the second season in Wade Phillips' scheme, someone will be willing pay big bucks in 2020.

"The only thing I can do is come in and do my job and be the best teammate I'm doing, be the best player I can be on the field, and the rest of the stuff will take care of itself," Peters said. "I'm not too worried about it."

If Peters gets back to his ball-hawking ways after a down season, he'll have a good chance to reset the CB market, whether that's in L.A. or elsewhere. First, he must prove it on the field.

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