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In first start, Ravens' Lamar Jackson says Bengals warned him: 'We're going to hurt you'

In first start, Ravens' Lamar Jackson says Bengals warned him: 'We're going to hurt you'

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s 27-carry performance Sunday prompted much consternation and conversation about whether such a workload would threaten the rookie’s long-term health.

As it turns out, the Cincinnati Bengals might have also been threatening his health, quite literally. Jackson said Wednesday that during the Ravens’ win, Bengals players “kept saying, ‘We’re going to hurt you! We’re going to hurt you! This is the NFL!’ ”

Jackson, as is his style, just laughed it off.

“I was like, ‘All right, all right,’ ” he recalled. “I finally...

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