For all Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson accomplished during his MVP season in 2019, from shattering rushing records to leading the NFL in touchdown passes, he never strung together consecutive games in which he completed at least 75 percent of his throws. No matter. He calmly took care of the feat in Weeks 1 and 2 this year.
The Ravens are 13-12 all time in “Monday Night Football” games, and 9-5 under Harbaugh. But they’ve been featured in Baltimore just twice since he was hired in 2008. In 2012, the Ravens started their Super Bowl-winning season with a 44-13 win over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals.
After allowing 166 rushing yards to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 1, Houston Texans defensive coordinator Anthony Weaver said the run defense was something that the team needs to “get corrected,” while hoping it would “improve with time and with practice and now getting to play full-speed games. Through three quarters in Sunday’s Week 2 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it looked like Houston had made some progress in that area. And then in the fourth quarter, the Ravens flipped a switch.