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Flacco pass intended for Jackson was no accident, Ravens coach Harbaugh says

Flacco pass intended for Jackson was no accident, Ravens coach Harbaugh says

Lamar Jackson has carried the ball nine times for 35 yards through the Ravens’ first three games, and in Sunday’s 27-14 win against the Denver Broncos, the rookie quarterback was integrated into the offense in a new way: as the target of a throw by quarterback Joe Flacco.

On first down-and-10 at Denver’s 20-yard line, Flacco dropped back and scanned the field for receivers. Finding no one open, Flacco fired the ball to his right where Jackson was standing. The throw was off-target, and even if Jackson had caught it, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. was bearing down on him, perhaps licking his chops about a potential bone-jarring tackle.

On Monday, coach John Harbaugh said Jackson...

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