Winner: The rest of a (very) deep Wide Receiver room
Sweet baby Jesus, folks.
Nelson Agholor caught five passes on Sunday, the same as Mark Andrews. He put up 63 yards and scored a touchdown. Andrews reached 45 yards and bagged another score.
Zay Flowers--a rookie, just in case--added four more receptions and 62 yards to his season-long tally after having an impressive debut against the Texans when he already caught nine passes and also logged a couple of rushes.
Odell Beckham had to leave the game early with a (not worrying, breath!) injury but still hauled in three receptions for 29 yards including one for 15 yards.
Rashod Bateman, who some had as the WR1 of the Ravens entering 2023, got three receptions on three targets for 18 yards.
Even RB Justice Hill (three) and TE Isaiah Likely (one) joined the party when it came to pass catching.
Jackson had a whole buffet of receivers and tight ends and running backs waiting for his passes. He connected with seven of them and targeted eight (Duvernay went 0-for-3) throughout the game.
Baltimore might not have the gaudies of pass-catcher rooms, nor the one featuring the most divas, but it feels like the Ravens are all about the game and not about the names. This is looking like one of the best units in the NFL and they are just getting started and learning Monken's scheme. Take cover, fire's coming.