NFL news: Baker Mayfield went head to head with the 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson yesterday. The Ravens and Browns’ offense combined for 89 points which was a Monday Night Football record.
The Browns fell just short when Lamar Jackson reentered the game after an injury. Here’s what Mayfield had to say about it:
Baker Mayfield on Lamar Jackson reentering the game:
Here’s what Mayfield had to say about Lamar Jackson after the game was over-
Baker Mayfield on Lamar Jackson returning from the locker room and throwing a 44-yard TD: “It was like a scene out of a movie.”
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) December 15, 2020
Jackson led the Ravens to a quick touchdown late in the 4th quarter, and set up what would be the game-winning 55 yard field goal for Justin Tucker
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Jackson didn’t have the best game through air, as he was held to just 162 passing yards. However, Jackson did what he does best and rushed for a staggering 124 yards.
He was lethal on the ground, averaging 13.8 yards per carry while also rushing for 2 touchdowns. By the end of the game, the Ravens had a total of 231 rushing yards with the help of running backs J.K Dobbins and Gus Edwards.
Baker Mayfield and the receiving core falls just short
Mayfield threw for a total of 343 yards, 2 touchdown passes and 1 interception. He did struggle though, completing just under 60% of his passes.
Mayfield also found 7 different receivers to throw to. His favourite being running back Kareem Hunt, who caught for a game-high 77 yards. He also had 1 receiving touchdown.
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