Lamar Jackson
Lamar Jackson
21-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Baltimore Ravens
Questionable
Injury Ankle
2018 Fantasy Outlook
The Ravens traded up to draft Jackson, the 2016 Heisman winner, with the last pick of the first round. The plan is to develop him behind Joe Flacco this year, but the 33-year-old is coming off a horribly inefficient season and if he doesn't rebound quickly the team could turn to its new QB. At 6-2, 216, Jackson's size and speed allow him to create explosive plays with his arm and legs, but his accuracy needs work, as does his ability to throw on the run. He completed less than 60 percent of his passes each season at Louisville, but did improve year-over-year from 54.7 percent to 56.2 percent to 59.1 percent, without getting much help from his supporting cast. Jackson was a one-man show for the Cardinals, piling up 4,132 rushing yards, 50 rushing TDs and 69 passing TDs in 38 games, with 8.3 YPA and 6.3 YPC. Regardless of how things shake out this year, the Ravens likely will grab the salary cap savings next offseason and replace Flacco with the dynamic Jackson. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $9.47 million contract with the Ravens in June of 2018.
Could lose some snaps to Flacco
QBBaltimore Ravens
Ankle
December 10, 2018
Coach John Harbaugh suggested Jackson (ankle) could lose some snaps to Joe Flacco (hip), Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports. "It stands to reason that if Joe's ready to go, he'll be part of the game plan," Harbaugh said Monday. "He's too good of a player not to be."
ANALYSIS
This isn't the first time Harbaugh has mentioned the possibility of using both quarterbacks, only this week there's actually a good chance Flacco will be ready to play. Meanwhile, Jackson is dealing with an ailment of his own, though Harbaugh expects the rookie to be okay for a Week 15 home game against the Buccaneers. Jackson reportedly walked around the locker room without a noticeable limp after missing the final two snaps of Sunday's 27-24 loss to Kansas City. The Ravens' quarterback situation will once again require close attention, with Jackson potentially losing a sizable portion of his fantasy appeal if the ankle is still an issue and/or Flacco is expected to get some snaps.
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How do Lamar Jackson's 2018 advanced stats compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Bad Pass %
    The percentage of passes that were considered to be poorly thrown.
  • Avg Target Depth
    The average number of yards thrown per pass by the quarterback – including incomplete passes.
  • Sack Rate
    The percentage of dropbacks where the quartback was sacked. The longer the bar below, the more often they are sacked relative to other QBs.
  • Avg Receiver YAC
    The average number of yards after the catch that receivers gained on passes thrown by this quarterback.
  • Receiver Drop %
    The percentage of passes dropped by receivers on passes thrown by this quarterback. The longer the bar, the more sure-handed his receivers have been.
Bad Pass %
26.7%
 
Avg Target Depth
9.6 Yds
 
Sack Rate
9.0%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
4.8 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
5.9%
 
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Sunday, Dec 16th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
96.1
 
Cornerbacks
96.7
 
Safeties
69.8
 
Linebackers
116.3
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Lamar Jackson's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
211 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.13 in
 
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Expected to start again
QBBaltimore Ravens
Ankle
December 10, 2018
Jackson (ankle) is on track for another start Week 15 against the Buccaneers, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
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X-rays return negative
QBBaltimore Ravens
Ankle
December 10, 2018
X-rays on Jackson's injured ankle conducted after Sunday's 27-24 overtime loss to the Chiefs returned negative, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The rookie believes he'll be ready to play Week 15 against the Buccaneers.
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Downplays ankle issue
QBBaltimore Ravens
Ankle
December 9, 2018
When asked about an ankle injury he suffered late in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs, Jackson replied, "I'm good," Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports.
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Exits game late
QBBaltimore Ravens
Undisclosed
December 9, 2018
Robert Griffin finished up Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Chiefs after Jackson exited the game late in overtime with an unspecified injury.
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Starting in Week 14
QBBaltimore Ravens
December 9, 2018
Jackson will remain the Ravens' starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
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