A.J. Green

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 24-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 24-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals

Though he’s not a classic NFL quarterback, Lamar Jackson proved he’s already a unique force.

The Ravens could not have declared their new era any more boldly — 11 plays, 11 runs, 75 yards, touchdown.

Baltimore fans had waited since April to see Jackson unleashed fully, and he did not disappoint, carrying five times for 46 yards on his first drive as an NFL starter and finishing with 117 rushing yards, almost twice the previous franchise high for a quarterback.

He was certainly not perfect, throwing a momentum-turning interception and looking uncomfortable at times when he had to drop back in obvious passing situations.

But the overall numbers...

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