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Lamar Jackson may end Chiefs dynasty in AFC Championship

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson will make his first-ever appearance in the AFC Championship with a chance to end Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs’ reigning dynasty.

Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo better have an answer for Jackson Sunday. The Ravens average 4.9 yards per carry, using a committee of running backs to wear down opponents. Jackson led the Ravens with  821 rush yards on 148 carries this season. That’s 5.5 yards per attempt.

The Chiefs are allowing 4.5 yards per carry on defense and the Ravens rank No. 2 in the NFL in rushing touchdowns with 26.

Ravens’ offensive coordinator Todd Monken knows how to use the run game in moderation. Monken likes to call on Jackson in the Red Zone but the Chiefs have only allowed 10 rushing touchdowns this year.

Jackson and Monken will want to use the run and intermediate/quick pass game to sustain offensive drives.

Unlike in the past, Jackson now has a plethora of wide receivers, tight ends, and running backs to distribute the ball in the passing game.

Jackson will look to end the Chiefs and advance to Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday.

Story originally appeared on Ravens Wire