CeeDee Lamb won’t take questions about contract at youth football camp

There still won’t be any clarification about one of the NFL’s ongoing contract disputes.

When responding to a tweet sharing information about his youth football camp on Tuesday, Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb quickly shut down the proposition that he’d discuss anything about his expiring rookie contract.

“I’m not speaking about any contract negotiations, if that’s your questions…” Lamb wrote on X. “You’ll get 0 answers. It’s about the kids.”

Lamb’s recent activity on X also featured a kerfuffle with former Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley.

CeeDee Lamb hasn’t yet spoken to the media this offseason about his lingering contract spat. Getty Images

On July 4, Beasley wrote that Lamb should “just do some heavy squats and power cleans” in response to a workout video from the current star.

Beasley followed it up by responding to a fan questioning the 35-year-old, at which point Beasley insinuated that Lamb’s metrics aren’t as impressive as they seem.

“Give me 180 targets off the couch and I eclipse 1000,” Beasley wrote. “Stop looking at stats and check the tape.”

Lamb, though, wasn’t having it.

Former Cowboys and Giants slot man Cole Beasley criticized the 25-year-old current Dallas star. Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post

“I don’t need 180 targets to touch a band,” Lamb clapped back on July 5. “Pull up tape, I’d match you route for route on getting open. Just Chill.”

Lamb’s recent tweets seem like a flurry, given his relative inactivity since the offseason began — time away from not only the social media platform but also the football field.

The Dallas Morning News recently reported that Lamb, who was absent for Dallas’ mandatory minicamp, also could be in line to skip training camp unless he’s appropriately compensated.

In his four years with the Cowboys, the 25-year-old Lamb has averaged a gaudy 98.75 catches, 1,286 yards and eight touchdowns per season.

Few corners have had an answer for Lamb since he entered the NFL in 2020. AP

In fact, among the five receivers to post 1,400 or more yards last year, Lamb was one of two to not be paid over $30 million per year, with the other being second-year standout Puka Nacua.

Until Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones ponies up the money to pay the nearly unstoppable Lamb — likely at least $32 million per year — it doesn’t seem that this war of words will be resolved anytime soon, leaving the door open for an elongated regular-season holdout or even a trade.

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