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Disney’s ESPN, DraftKings And Others Get An Apple App Store Boost From NFL Opening Weekend

More than 121 million people viewed at least part of the NFL's opening weekend slate of games, but ratings weren't the only thing getting a boost when the 2022 season officially kicked off. Several mobile applications saw increased usage and download volume over the weekend. Here's what you need to know:

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Sorry Aaron Rodgers, But Lamar Jackson Could Become The Highest Paid Quarterback In The NFL

Former Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson signed with the Baltimore Ravens as the final first-round draft pick in the 2018 NFL draft. When Jackson first signed with the Ravens, he entered into a four-year contract for approximately $9.5 million with signing bonuses included and a fifth-year exercisable option for a base salary of $23 million in 2022.

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It’s A Hard Knocks Life For The Detroit Lions: Team Seeing Strong Bets After Show Appearance, But What Does History Say?

The Detroit Lions finished the 2021 NFL season with a 3-13-1 record, second worst in the NFL. While many wouldn’t expect the Lions to be one of the most bet on teams heading into the 2022 NFL season, the Lions are attracting bets across a number of categories, likely influenced by being the featured team on NFL Hard Knocks.

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