On Sunday, the second-year Baltimore Ravens quarterback had his second game this season with a perfect passer rating, throwing for three touchdowns against the overmatched Cincinnati Bengals, running for a 47-yard touchdown that may have been the best rushing TD we’ve ever seen from a quarterback.
At the midpoint of the season, Jackson is firmly in the conversation as an MVP candidate, and his style may lead to change in the NFL, a bastion of groupthink that is typically loathe to promote something different.
But Jackson has one big fan in his head coach, John Harbaugh.
The Ravens posted this video on Twitter on Monday, showing Harbaugh and Jackson on the sideline on Sunday, with Harbaugh telling Jackson he’s changing the game and Jackson saying he can’t think about how long his career might last — he’s focused on winning a Super Bowl:
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) November 11, 2019
Jackson said on Sunday that the spin move from his instantly-viral touchdown run — yeah, he did it in practice before using it in the game.
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