Baltimore Ravens: Stock up, stock down after Week 1 win

Which Baltimore Ravens players had their stock trend up or down following their performance in the regular season opener against the Houston Texans?
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Stock Down: QB Lamar Jackson

Jackson made his much-anticipated return to the field after a hiatus since last calendar year when he was injured and never returned, missing the lone postseason game played by Baltimore in January. Some may attribute his performance to rust, but he was rather mediocre out there nonetheless.

Jackson struggled to connect for a touchdown pass or find the end zone via a rushing touchdown. He committed two fumbles and threw a costly interception on a red-zone pass that made no sense a tall to go for.

Jackson got sacked four times and although the offensive line didn't help him that much on Sunday, it's not that they had a day to forget. At the end of the day, both C Tyler Linderbaum and LG John Simpson got into PFF's Team of the Week, so there is nothing on that front for Lamar to build a case that excuses himself for those woes.

To be fair, Jackson posted an efficient 17-of-22, 169-yard passing statline. He led all Ravens rushing for 38 yards, but it felt like he didn't do all he has proven capable of doing in the past.

dark. Next. C Tyler Linderbaum, LG John Simpson in PFF’s Team of The Week. C Tyler Linderbaum, LG John Simpson in PFF’s Team of The Week

Let's assume this was just part of the growing pains of learning a whole new offense led by OC Todd Monken and waiting for a bigger sample size before making more damaging assumptions.

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