Ravens QB Lamar Jackson again proves he’s a human cheat code
Okay, seriously. How do you defend the Baltimore Ravens‘ offense with this Lamar Jackson guy running it? It may not seem like it, but once upon a time, there was a narrative about his arm, and it went something like this.
Are you ready?
The Baltimore Ravens have what might be the NFL’s best athlete playing the quarterback position, but if he’s to truly thrive in the National Football League and evolve into that Super Bowl-winning quarterback he promised he’d be on the night that he was drafted, the former Lousiville Cardinal and Heisman Trophy winner was going to have to prove that he can win games by delivering the ball from the pocket.
It appears that he’s arrived.
Again, how do you defend the Baltimore Ravens QB and do so consistently?
There’s one man on Planet Earth that can say he’s thrown for 5,000 yards and run for another 2,500 in his first three seasons in the NFL. Guess who we’re talking about?
Now, with an MVP Trophy in his back pocket to go along with that Heisman, Jackson continues to give new meaning to the term human joystick. Plays take on a life of their own on Monday Night Football, and here’s another.
With a little over nine minutes left in the first half of the first MNF game of the 2021-2022 season, Jackson lined up in the shotgun formation on third and six. That’s when this happened. Credit the NFL’s official YouTube channel for the clip.
Okay, seriously, let’s ask you again. What do you do to defend that?
The Las Vegas Raiders tried to prepare for Mr. Williams by having Marcus Mariota line up behind center and play the ‘Lamar Jackson role’ in scramble drills during practice. Let’s just say that didn’t work.
If there are still questions about this guy’s arm can we finally put them to bed. What? Is he supposed to apologize for being this gifted?