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Lamar Jackson watch: Is Ravens star having the best season ever for an NFL quarterback?

In his second season, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has built an ironclad case to be the NFL Most Valuable Player.

He’s also building a strong case for the best season ever — repeat, ever — for an NFL quarterback.

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Think that’s hyperbole? Check out how Jackson’s 2019 stats compare with some of the best seasons of all time.

Ravens’ Lamar Jackson, 2019 (entering Week 16)

Age: 22

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Completion rate: 66.2%

Passing yards: 2,889

Passing yards per game: 206.4

Passing touchdowns: 33

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Interceptions: 6

Passer rating: 112.8

Total QBR (0-100): 80.2

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.07

Rushing yards: 1,103

Rushing yards per game: 78.8

Rushing touchdowns: 7

Rushing first downs: 64

Record as starter: 12-2

Won MVP? To be determined

Postseason result: To be determined

Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes, 2018

Age: 23

Completion rate: 66.03%

Passing yards: 5,097

Passing yards per game: 318.6

Passing touchdowns: 50

Interceptions: 12

Passer rating: 113.8

Total QBR (0-100): 80.4

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.89

Rushing yards: 272

Rushing yards per game: 17

Rushing touchdowns: 2

Rushing first downs: 19

Record as starter: 12-4

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Patriots, 37-31, in overtime in AFC championship game

Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan, 2016

Age: 31

Completion rate: 69.85%

Passing yards: 4,944

Passing yards per game: 309.0

Passing touchdowns: 38

Interceptions: 7

Passer rating: 117.1

Total QBR (0-100): 79.4

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 9.03

Rushing yards: 117

Rushing yards per game: 7.3

Rushing touchdowns: 0

Rushing first downs: 13

Record as starter: 11-5

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Patriots, 34-28, in overtime in Super Bowl LI

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton, 2015

Age: 26

Completion rate: 59.8%

Passing yards: 3,837

Passing yards per game: 239.8

Passing touchdowns: 35

Interceptions: 10

Passer rating: 99.4

Total QBR (0-100): 67.0

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 7.20

Rushing yards: 636

Rushing yards per game: 39.8

Rushing touchdowns: 10

Rushing first downs: 59

Record as starter: 15-1

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Broncos, 24-10, in Super Bowl 50

Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, 2015

Age: 27

Completion rate: 68.12%

Passing yards: 4,024

Passing yards per game: 251.5

Passing touchdowns: 34

Interceptions: 8

Passer rating: 110.1

Total QBR (0-100): 67.3

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 7.73

Rushing yards: 553

Rushing yards per game: 34.6

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Rushing first downs: 31

Record as starter: 10-6

Won MVP? No

Postseason result: Lost to Panthers, 31-24, in NFC divisional round

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers, 2014

Age: 31

Completion rate: 65.6%

Passing yards: 4,381

Passing yards per game: 273.8

Passing touchdowns: 38

Interceptions: 5

Passer rating: 112.2

Total QBR (0-100): 78.3

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.65

Rushing yards: 269

Rushing yards per game: 16.8

Rushing touchdowns: 2

Rushing first downs: 22

Record as starter: 12-4

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Seahawks, 28-22, in OT in NFC championship game

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, 2013

Age: 37

Completion rate: 68.29%

Passing yards: 5,477

Passing yards per game: 342.3

Passing touchdowns: 55

Interceptions: 10

Passer rating: 115.1

Total QBR (0-100): 80.9

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.87

Rushing yards: minus-31

Rushing yards per game: minus-1.9

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Rushing first downs: 1

Record as starter: 13-3

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Seahawks, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII

Packers’ Rodgers, 2011

Age: 28

Completion rate: 68.33%

Passing yards: 4,643

Passing yards per game: 309.5

Passing touchdowns: 45

Interceptions: 6

Passer rating: 122.5

Total QBR (0-100): 84.5

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 9.39

Rushing yards: 257

Rushing yards per game: 17.1

Rushing touchdowns: 3

Rushing first downs: 18

Record as starter: 14-1

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Giants, 37-20, in NFC divisional round

New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees, 2011

Age: 32

Completion rate: 71.23%

Passing yards: 5,476

Passing yards per game: 342.3

Passing touchdowns: 46

Interceptions: 14

Passer rating: 110.6

Total QBR (0-100): 83.0

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.23

Rushing yards: 86

Rushing yards per game: 5.4

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Rushing first downs: 5

Record as starter: 13-3

Won MVP? No

Postseason result: Lost to 49ers, 36-32, in NFC divisional round

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady, 2007

Age: 30

Completion rate: 68.86%

Passing yards: 4,806

Passing yards per game: 300.4

Passing touchdowns: 50

Interceptions: 8

Passer rating: 117.2

Total QBR (0-100): 88.5

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 9.42

Rushing yards: 98

Rushing yards per game: 6.1

Rushing touchdowns: 2

Rushing first downs: 14

Record as starter: 16-0

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Giants, 17-14, in Super Bowl XLII

Minnesota Vikings’ Daunte Culpepper, 2004

Age: 27

Completion rate: 69.16%

Passing yards: 4,717

Passing yards per game: 294.8

Passing touchdowns: 39

Interceptions: 11

Passer rating: 110.9

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 9.42

Rushing yards: 406

Rushing yards per game: 25.4

Rushing touchdowns: 2

Rushing first downs: 31

Record as starter: 8-8

Won MVP? No

Postseason result: Lost to Eagles, 27-14, in NFC divisional round

Tennessee Titans’ Steve McNair, 2003

Age: 30

Completion rate: 62.5%

Passing yards: 3,215

Passing yards per game: 229.6

Passing touchdowns: 24

Interceptions: 7

Passer rating: 100.4

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 7.81

Rushing yards: 138

Rushing yards per game: 9.9

Rushing touchdowns: 4

Rushing first downs: 9

Record as starter: 10-4

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to Patriots, 17-14, in AFC divisional round

St. Louis Rams’ Kurt Warner, 1999

Age: 28

Completion rate: 65.1%

Passing yards: 4,353

Passing yards per game: 272.1

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Passing touchdowns: 41

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Interceptions: 13

Passer rating: 109.2

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.31

Rushing yards: 92

Rushing yards per game: 5.8

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Rushing first downs: 10

Record as starter: 13-3

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Defeated Titans, 23-16, in Super Bowl XXXIV

San Francisco 49ers’ Steve Young, 1994

Age: 33

Completion rate: 70.28%

Passing yards: 3,969

Passing yards per game: 248.1

Passing touchdowns: 35

Interceptions: 10

Passer rating: 112.8

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.24

Rushing yards: 293

Rushing yards per game: 18.3

Rushing touchdowns: 7

Rushing first downs: 28

Record as starter: 13-3

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Defeated Chargers, 49-26, in Super Bowl XXIX

Philadelphia Eagles’ Randall Cunningham, 1990

Age: 27

Completion rate: 58.3%

Passing yards: 3,466

Passing yards per game: 216.6

Passing touchdowns: 30

Interceptions: 13

Passer rating: 91.6

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 5.93

Rushing yards: 942

Rushing yards per game: 58.9

Rushing touchdowns: 5

Rushing first downs: N/A

Record as starter: 10-6

Won MVP? No

Postseason result: Lost 20-6, to Redskins in NFC wild-card round

San Francisco 49ers’ Joe Montana, 1989

Age: 33

Completion rate: 70.21%

Passing yards: 3,521

Passing yards per game: 270.8

Passing touchdowns: 26

Interceptions: 8

Passer rating: 112.4

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.31

Rushing yards: 227

Rushing yards per game: 17.5

Rushing touchdowns: 3

Rushing first downs: N/A

Record as starter: 11-2

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Defeated Broncos, 55-10, in Super Bowl XXIV

Miami Dolphins’ Dan Marino, 1984

Age: 23

Completion rate: 64.2%

Passing yards: 5,084

Passing yards per game: 317.8

Passing touchdowns: 48

Interceptions: 17

Passer rating: 108.9

Total QBR (0-100): N/A

Adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A): 8.94

Rushing yards: minus-7

Rushing yards per game: minus-0.4

Rushing touchdowns: 0

Rushing first downs: N/A

Record as starter: 14-2

Won MVP? Yes

Postseason result: Lost to 49ers, 38-16, in Super Bowl XIX

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