Lamar Jackson calls for officer protection for all NFL quarterbacks

Lamar Jackson calls for officer protection for all NFL quarterbacks

The Ravens star denied he was seeking special individual treatment from the referees, but he did expect to see handkerchiefs if infractions were committed.

OWINGS MILLS – The quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens, Lamar Jacksonhe said Thursday that he is not seeking special treatment from officers.

Your statement comes three days after Jackson recirculate posts from fans who complained that the Most valuable Player 2019 was not getting the handkerchiefs for some late shots during last Sunday’s 23-7 win against the Denver Broncos.

“I just feel like we should be protecting every quarterback in the league, not just me,” he said. Jackson this Thursday. “Everyone should be included in that, especially the pocket, our legs and that. Football is football. Guys are aggressive sometimes. Things happen. They probably don’t want to do it. I’d like the officers to throw the handkerchief. , however, if they see it. “

Jackson He hasn’t received a handkerchief for rude passer punishment in his last 600 kicks to pitch. The opponents of the Ravens have been punished seven times for rudeness to the passer in the 41 starts of Jackson, but not once since December 2019.

The Ravens have been relying more on the arm of Jackson over the past two weeks, when he has thrown a total of 68 passes. It marked the first time in Jackson’s four-year career that he pitched more than 30 times in consecutive games.

Jackson he discarded any notion of using more props to better protect himself in his pocket.

“I feel like if I wear more and stuff like that, I’ll be looking like a Transformer,” he said. Jackson. “He doesn’t want to see me slowed down.”

Jackson He trained on Wednesday after missing two practices last week with a sore back.

Just before Jackson speak to reporters, the head coach of the Ravens, John Harbaugh, said that no player is 100 percent at this point in the campaign.

When asked about the percentage in which he feels, Jackson he replied with a smile, “Probably 101.”

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