Georgia Dome

After two wins in Baltimore, Lamar Jackson ready to take the Ravens' show on the road

After two wins in Baltimore, Lamar Jackson ready to take the Ravens' show on the road

The Georgia Dome is gone, demolished a little over a year ago, but Lamar Jackson still remembers it “vividly.” Or at least he remembers one play there. One very bad play.

Three years ago, as a true freshman at Louisville, Jackson lined up behind starter Reggie Bonnafon on the first play of the Cardinals’ season opener against No. 6 Auburn. Just before the snap of the ball, Bonnafon motioned left, and Jackson took the ball as if he were in the shotgun. He faked a handoff, scrambled right. He could’ve stepped out for a 5-yard loss. He should’ve thrown the ball away.

Instead, he tossed a prayer downfield to a wide receiver about to take a pratfall and a defensive back who...

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