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The Ravens hardly used the run-pass-option in 2017. Expect that to change, even if the QB doesn't.

The Ravens hardly used the run-pass-option in 2017. Expect that to change, even if the QB doesn't.

When the Ravens drafted Lamar Jackson in the first round of April’s NFL draft, eulogies were all but written for the Ravens offense as we knew it. Out would go the underperforming Joe Flacco and the team’s predictable attack, a mix of short passes and power running. In would come Jackson and an innovative, blink-and-you-miss-it onslaught.

These predictions were premature, of course. Flacco has been perhaps the offense’s most consistent weapon a week and a half through training camp. Jackson has looked like most rookie quarterbacks do against the...

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