First-round pick Marquise “Hollywood” Brown didn’t need much time to make a difference for the Baltimore Ravens.
Halfway into the first quarter of the Ravens’ game against the Miami Dolphins, Brown caught is very first pass in the NFL, a short throw from QB Lamar Jackson. And then immediately after catching it, Brown got another important first: he scored his very first touchdown. And he looked great doing it.
Brown, who was selected 25th overall out of Oklahoma, helped put the Ravens up 14-0 on the Dolphins. And then just a few minutes later, Brown and Jackson connected again, and there was even more magic.
Lamar Jackson and Marquise Brown connect on the 83-YARD TOUCHDOWN! #BALvsMIA @lj_era8 @primetime_jet
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— NFL (@NFL) September 8, 2019
That 83-yard TD, during which Brown shook off a guy literally pulling at his foot, put the Ravens up 21-0. You can’t ask for a better first-ever quarter of professional football from a rookie.
The first two touchdowns of Brown’s career contributed to a historic first half of football for the Ravens.
Ravens’ 42 points are the most an NFL team has scored in the first half of Week 1 in NFL history.
— Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) September 8, 2019
They led Miami 42-10 after the first half. The Dolphins might be bad, guys. Really, really bad.
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