Offensive Line Scoring vs Jets 12/12/19 - Ken McKusick
Hurst: James had an outstanding game protecting Jackson’s blind side.
Scoring: 57 plays, 53 blocks, 1 missed, 1 penetration, 1.5 pressures, 48 points (.84 per play). That’s an A- with adjustment. James had 17 previous games with the Ravens with 30+ snaps at LT, but only the week 12 game at Cleveland in 2015 was as good (raw score of .86, A). His aggregate raw score for those 17 games at LT was .57.
NFL Week 15 ReFocused: Baltimore Ravens 42, New York Jets 21 - PFF
Lamar Jackson continued his stellar season on Thursday night against the Jets. Jackson repeatedly picked up yards as a runner and ultimately broke Michael Vick’s single-season rushing record. The former first-round pick also threw for five touchdowns before being taken out of the game in the fourth quarter.
Mark Ingram II had a productive night on the ground and capped off the Ravens’ opening drive with a six-yard touchdown run. He also caught a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Rookie wideout Marquise Brown made a fantastic toe-dragging catch in the back of the end zone for a 24-yard touchdown in the third quarter and Seth Roberts followed that by making a nice spinning catch to haul in a 33-yard score, which shows just how well the Ravens’ offense was clicking on Thursday night.
Edge defender Tyus Bowser had himself a nice game against the Jets’ offensive line. He played just 11 pass-rush snaps in the contest but secured a hurry and a key third-quarter strip-sack.
Domata Peko Sr. also put on a standout performance for his team. He generated a couple of quarterback pressures and contributed three defensive stops against the run.
Terrell Suggs wants to join Ravens but at least one other team reportedly expected to make waiver claim - Tyler Sullivan
The Arizona Cardinals released veteran pass rusher Terrell Suggs, head coach Kliff Kingsbury announced on Friday. On Saturday, a report surfaced that Suggs would consider not showing up to his new team if he’s claimed by anyone other than the Baltimore Ravens.
NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning that at least one other team is “poised to claim him.’’ The Tennessee Titans were mentioned because of defensive coordinator Dean Pees. Pees’ time in Baltimore as linebackers coach and defensive coordinator overlapped with eight of Suggs’ 16 years.
While many contending teams could use pass-rush help, Suggs’ overwhelming preference is to return to Baltimore to help his longtime team chase a Super Bowltitle, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
At This Point, It’s Super Bowl or Bust - John Eisenberg
They haven’t lost since September. Shoot, they’ve trailed on the scoreboard for all of nine snaps since Week 8. They’re blistering opponents. They’re on the verge of a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Their quarterback is close to a lock for league MVP. Their offense is close to unstoppable.
That doesn’t mean a trip to Miami is certain. Significant challenges loom in the playoffs. The Kansas City Chiefs have dealt Jackson two of his three regular-season defeats, including one in Week 3 this year.