Grading Lamar Jackson’s Week 3 performance for the Ravens

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Lamar Jackson continues to be as impressive as ever for the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens have been scoring for fun and Jackson appears to have taken his game to an entirely new level. Contract talks aside, on the field, Jackson is locked in — just like he said he would be.

Once again in Week 3, Jackson took matters into his own hands and took the game by the scruff of the neck.

Apart from one interception in the second quarter that led to the New England Patriots first touchdown, Jackson played an almost flawless game, and the Patriots couldn’t get anywhere near him, whether that be in the passing game or the run game.

But of course, a Bill Belichick-led team won’t make it easy for you and the Patriots did come marching back and made it close at one point.

However, the combination of great plays on defense and Jackson continuously making plays and keeping the drive going proved to be a little too much for New England to keep up with.

Jackson’s touchdown passes to Mark Andrews and Devin Duvernay were a thing of magic — perfect ball placement while on the move and evading oncoming rushers.

Lamar Jackson was incredible for the Ravens in Week 3

Jackson finished the game completing 18 of 29 passes for 218 yards, a 110.3 passer rating, and four touchdowns. He added 107 yards and another touchdown on the ground. At this rate, the Ravens will have to give him a piece of the organization if they want to keep him.

His ability in the pocket has improved so much as he looks so calm even when there is pressure coming from every direction. He’s become such a refined passer and that has to be the scariest thing for the rest of the league.

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If Lamar Jackson keeps up this incredible pace, there is no one standing in the way of his second MVP award.

Grade: A