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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson relishes limited opportunities as he nears midpoint of rookie season

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson relishes limited opportunities as he nears midpoint of rookie season

In an average game at Louisville last season, Lamar Jackson attempted 33 passes and carried the ball 18 times.

In seven games as a backup quarterback with the Ravens this season, he's played 59 snaps total.

Though Jackson has evolved into a dependable short-yardage threat, he knows Joe Flacco is the true pilot of the team’s offense. Which raises a practical question: If you rarely get to do your job, how do you know you're improving at it?

If Jackson is uncertain about his progress as he nears the midpoint of his rookie season, he's not letting on. He knew the deal coming in, and besides, he's not given to self-doubt.

“I have a good sense of where I am right...

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