Deshaun Watson Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns signed Deshaun Watson to the first fully guaranteed contract in NFL history. For better or worse, it changed how quarterbacks will be compensated going forward.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts already benefitted, recently signing a five-year, $255 million contract extension that came with a guaranteed $179.3 million.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson already requested a trade while he seeks a contract similar to Watson’s.

Watson, for his part, has a relationship with both quarterbacks. During a press conference this week at Browns headquarters in Berea, Ohio, Watson spilled the beans on Hurts.

“It was dope,” Watson said of Hurts’ contract extension, according to “I’m excited for him. He’s definitely a friend of mine. We train together, we’ve hung out together. I sent him a congratulations and told him dinner’s on him when we go to Philly and he said it’s on him. So I took care of it last year. This year he’s got to take care of it. It’s definitely good to be able to see him (get the extension). He deserves every penny and all the other guys that are up next deserve it too.”

Watson hopes Jackson gets a similar deal, too.

“I reach out to Lamar all the time,” Watson said. “We talk through texts, through Instagram. We don’t really talk about the business side because that’s his space, that’s his privacy. From the outside looking in, I hope he gets what he wants. Like I said, I never talk to him about it, so I can’t speak on his business side, but he’s a great player and he’s going to be, if he’s back in Baltimore, he’s going to be special for them.

“And if it’s somewhere else, then he’s going to be special for that organization. He’s a talent that the NFL needs and we love to see him and watch him play unless we’re playing against him. But I hope he gets what he wants and what he deserves. I think he deserves everything — all of it.”

Watson went on to say his performance is already “night and day” compared to last season, in which he finished with the worst quarterback rating of his career.