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Ravens’ Lamar Jackson becomes fastest quarterback to reach 3,000 rushing yards in NFL history

Ravens star Lamar Jackson became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to reach 3,000 career rushing yards during the first quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Jackson reached the milestone in 48 games, surpassing former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, who took 61 games reach the 3,000-yard mark.

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With 4:14 to go in the first quarter at M&T Bank Stadium and the Ravens facing a third-and-2, Jackson bounced to the outside for a gain of 9 yards. Jackson recorded 28 yards on the ground in the quarter to reach 3,012 rushing yards in his four-year career.

Throughout Jackson’s young career, he has made a name for himself with his speed. Jackson, who has led the Ravens in rushing each of the past two seasons, ran for 1,005 yards on 159 carries in 2020 and 1,206 yards on 176 carries in 2019, when he won NFL Most Valuable Player honors.

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Jackson recorded 12 carries for 86 yards in the season-opening overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Jackson is currently 12th on the league’s all-time rushing list for quarterbacks. He sits second all-time among quarterbacks with eight 100-yard rushing games. Vick is the record holder with 10.

This story might be updated.

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