Lamar Jackson Makes History
"His operation it’s different when you feel it up close give them their credit" says the Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay. After being the latest victim in the Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's run through the NFL.
Lamar Jackson the heisman trophy quarterback out of the University of louisville has taken the NFL by storm since his insertion into the starting line-up and forced trade of Baltimore legend and super bowl winning quarterback Joe Flacco. Lamar or Mr. Jackson at this point has been record breaking up to this point of his career. Being the closet thing we've seen on a football field since Micheal Vick he has lived up to the hype in every way. Being criticized often as not being able to play from the pocket, but he has done just that. Choosing only to run when its absolutely called for he has completed 66% of his passes he has accumulated 2,427 passing yards 24 touchdowns only 5 interceptions with a quarterback rating of 81.9 which he is first in the league.
Lamar still isn't slowing down which was shown Monday night with 5 TD passes with a 45-6 win over Los Angeles. The game not only marked one historic moment for Jackson, and crew but several. Lamar Jackson became the first player in NFL history with 3,000 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards in his first two seasons. The Ravens recorded their 3rd consecutive win by 34 points or more, becoming the 1st team in NFL history to win 3 consecutive games in a season by at least 34 points.
The Ravens' +184 pts diff is the best by any team through 11 games since the 2009 Saints (+186).
More Fun Facts via Baltimore Ravens Stats Dept.
Jackson is the only quarterback in NFL history to produce at least 2,000 passing yards and 800 rushing yards through a season’s first 11 games.
Jackson is the first player in NFL history with at least four passing touchdowns and 50 rushing yards in consecutive games.
Jackson is the first player in NFL history with five touchdown passes in his Monday Night Football debut.
Jackson in the youngest player in NFL history with multiple five passing touchdown games.
Jackson is the second player in NFL history with five passing touchdowns and 90 rushing yards in a game (Cam Newton, 2015).
Jackson is the second quarterback since 1980 with three touchdown passes and 80 rushing yards in a half (Michael Vick, 2010).
Jackson has eight straight games with at least 60 rushing yards, extending his NFL record for a quarterback.
Jackson is the first player in Ravens history with at least four touchdown passes in consecutive games.
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