The quarterback has been all the Ravens have needed so far this season.
BALTIMORE – Every time Baltimore Ravens show a new deficiency, or lose another player due to injury, it seems that Lamar jackson start playing even better.
Jackson has been all that the Ravens so far in season. And that was clearer than ever on Monday night against the Indianapolis Coltswhen he threw for a franchise-record 442 yards and four touchdown passes.
The Ravens they were imposed in overtime 31-25. Finally, the offensive of Baltimore was contained within 100 yards on the ground, and the team’s receiving corps lost to Sammy watkins with a hamstring injury.
Baltimore I need Jackson will play like him Most Valuable, and so he did.
“It is always growing, improving,” he said. Mark Andrews, the tight end of the Ravens. “In a match like that, he was very efficient. He reads the game very well and guides the boys and puts them in the correct position and puts the ball in the right place ”.
The 442 yards of Jackson they surpassed by 118 the best record of their career. In fact, three of his best four performances in passing yards have occurred in the past three games.
This season, Jackson march in fifth place in passing yards in the NFL, and has been running for 1,000 yards for the third year in a row.
Last season, the Ravens they were the best in the league in rushing and were last by passing. Now they are fourth on the ground and sixth on the pass.
The remarkable thing about the good numbers of Jackson by pass it is that he has not had anywhere near the help that was expected. The Ravens they selected Rashod Bateman in the first round, but has not played due to groin problems. They also acquired Watkins, who was injured Monday.
It was a difficult night for the high school of Baltimore, in particular for the cornerback Anthony Averett, which was constantly challenged by Colts. Tavon young made a sack, but also committed an absurd personal foul in the final seconds of regulation time, which left Indianapolis in a position to attempt a field goal to win, which luckily for the Ravens was failed.