If you were paying attention, this was the exact Lamar Jackson you should have expected.
All week, stories popped up in the national media about when Jackson, the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, might seize the starting quarterback job from Joe Flacco.
Fans have called for a rapid succession.
But if you actually watched Jackson and Flacco during offseason workouts or during the first two weeks of training camp, you know talk of an imminent position battle is ludicrous.
Underwhelming as he’s been the last three years, Flacco still throws a football better than all but a dozen or so people on Earth. His 10 years as an NFL starter and Super Bowl MVP...