The Lamar Jackson-led Baltimore Ravens offense has a prime opportunity to thrive in primetime
Of course, this is nothing new to Jackson, as he had the best game of his career (statistically) against Miami on their turf in 2019.
Considering that the Baltimore quarterback and offense have exponentially evolved and improved since then, Thursday night’s contest could be one for the ages against a Dolphins team struggling in more ways than one.
The Dolphins are in disarray, and the Ravens must take advantage of their misfortunes
The 2-7 Dolphins are discombobulated in more ways than one. Their season has been a roller-coaster between their starting second-year quarterback struggling to stay on the field to the most recent speculation of acquiring Houston Texans’ quarterback Deshaun Watson before the trade deadline.
If Tua Tagovailoa cannot play on Thursday night, Jacoby Brissett would get the start under center. He would then possess the same amounted games started this season (five) as Tagovailoa.
Quarterback continuity is quintessential to success at any level of football, and Miami has not had that. As a result, they have struggled offensively — which in turn has placed their once above-average defense in dire straits.
Here are a few offensive keys that Baltimore can capitalize on to defeat the Dolphins’ most robust unit.