Lamar Jackson (sickness) questionable, Marquise Brown (thigh) dominated out for Ravens’ recreation at Bears



An sickness has left Lamar Jackson as questionable for the Ravens‘ highway recreation in opposition to the Bears on Sunday. Baltimore modified Jackson’s standing on Saturday afternoon. Jackson was a full participant throughout Friday’s observe after lacking observe on Wednesday and Thursday. The Ravens haven’t specified the kind of sickness the previous MVP is coping with. In a corresponding transfer, the Ravens elevated QB Hint McSorley from the observe squad.

The Ravens have additionally dominated out receiver Marquise Brown, who was initially listed as questionable with a thigh harm. Brown was restricted throughout Friday’s observe after lacking observe on Wednesday and Thursday. Brown has caught 52 passes for 719 yards and 6 touchdowns this season. 

Jackson has missed simply two video games since being named the Ravens’ beginning quarterback halfway by his rookie season. With a playoff bye clinched, the Ravens sat Jackson and several other different starters throughout their Week 17 win over Pittsburgh in 2019. Jackson was on the COVID-19 checklist throughout Baltimore’s regular-season loss in Pittsburgh in 2020. Jackson performed in Baltimore’s first 9 video games this season. 

Sunday would mark Jackson’s first recreation in opposition to the Bears, who’re coming off of a bye week after a 3-6 begin to the season. Together with the playoffs, Jackson is 25-2 when going through a group for the primary time. He’s 12-0 in opposition to NFC groups. 

Jackson’s 2021 season has rivaled his MVP season of 2019. Jackson has thrown for two,447 yards and 14 touchdowns whereas finishing 64.4% of his passes. He has additionally rushed for 639 yards and two touchdowns whereas averaging 6 yards per carry. Jackson has greater than 400 extra dashing yards than Baltimore’s second-leading rusher. 

If Jackson cannot go, second-year quarterback Tyler Huntley is in line to make his first profession begin. He has thrown 16 profession passes within the common season, together with 11 in aid throughout Baltimore’s Week 7 loss to the Bengals. Huntley amassed greater than 8,500 all-purpose yards and 63 touchdowns throughout his 4 years at Utah. 



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