Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

Brandon Mebane

At the end of a breakthrough rookie season, quarterback Lamar Jackson leaves Ravens needing more

At the end of a breakthrough rookie season, quarterback Lamar Jackson leaves Ravens needing more

At the last postgame news conference of the Ravens’ season, the first player to offer a postmortem was Lamar Jackson. The rookie quarterback walked to the lectern before a nearly standing-room-only crowd of reporters and cameras, beaten but still buoyant. He did not speak until spoken to.

Two weeks earlier, the Ravens had stamped themselves as playoff contenders, defeating the Los Angeles Chargers by double digits, on short rest, over 2,500 miles from home. A week ago, they’d won the AFC North title and a playoff matchup with the Chargers in the AFC’s wild-card round. Now their season was over, their Super Bowl hopes extinguished Sunday by a 23-17 loss at M&T Bank Stadium....

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